Jayne Chace

Jayne has twenty years of international executive experience and strategic B2B and B2C communications and marketing expertise to grow businesses, improve performance, increase profits generate leads, leverage partners, launch new products, services and divisions and commercialise the IP in young companies
A Chief Marketing Officer with a range of industry & international experience.
She has been involved in both professional services and IT enabled businesses worldwide. She has worked in Fortune 500 and venture capital -backed enterprises to drive acquisitions, turnarounds, outsourcing, IPOs and trade sales, as well as improving results in under-performing divisions.
Assisting a portfolio of companies as their CMO on a flexible basis.
As founder and director of Portio Consult, Jayne currently focuses her expertise on developing marketing strategies and managing implementation of the programmes, partners and vendors to achieve the agreed objectives for businesses ranging in size from start-up to £400M turnover Her most recent roles include: • Launching Colt’s Managed Services division and repositioning the company, achieving first year revenues of £170M and recognition by financial and industry analysts as the European leader in Enterprise Cloud • Building on the US brand to making the Flip Video product #1 in the UK in 12 months to prepare for trade exit (Cisco bought for $596M)
Dual UK/US citizenship and worldwide work experience. Started my career as a university history professor, so have an excellent understanding of how cultural factors impact a customer’s buying decision

Career summary

2002 - present
MTI venture capital
Provide go-to-market consulting and NED advice to growing entrepreneurial businesses
2009 – 2010
Colt Technology Services
Launch Managed Services Division; developed marketing strategy, sales tools & generated £170M in 1st year
Flip Video Marketing Consultant
Developed marketing strategy, managed PR agency to make #1 in UK and sold to Cisco for $596M
2004 - 2007
Logica CMO [Acision CMO]
Develop strategies to make Telecoms group profitable, find a buyer and spin out; then launched new company: Acision
GSM Association Interim CMO
Restructured Mobile World Congress agenda, added technology fashion show; increased profits & attendance
2001 - 2002
Unisys Global VP for Public Sector
Responsible for strategy and marketing to build the global consulting business for public sector
1998 - 2001
Siemens AG VP
Create marketing strategy to integrate 3 information & communications division globally (113K people; €27B)
1996 - 1998
Cadence Design VP Global Outsourcing
Develop strategy and go to market plan to launch this new division worldwide
1993 - 1994
Oracle Marketing Director
Launch Oracle into multi-media worldwide and develop value propositions and marketing strategy
1986 – 1993
Digital Equipment Corp
Communications manager
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