Wireless, IoT



Lee W. Slaughter, MBA Has been involved leading technology companies in VP, Director, MD/CxO roles and heading up large-scale projects for over 20 years. Most recently he has been involved in Operational due diligence and transaction support of acquisition activity in telecoms and technology and most recently Upstream / Down stream Oil & Gas and renewable Energy projects.

An interim director, and founder & CEO of LWS Communications in 2002, an advisory firm specialising in operations and transformation within telecoms Fixed & Mobile, CATV, IT, Applications, broadband, data centre / hosting / cloud based services and networking, ‘Next-Generation services’, IT and broad technology fields, and has been involved in structuring large-scale deals with corporate customers, investment banking groups and Central Government. Lee has valuable capital markets and capital raising experience.

Working with carriers and service providers alike to deliver robust scalable technology, operational and financial plans and objectives to support the WHOLE business proposition. Integrating technology and network infrastructure with operational and financial objectives and revenue generating / marketing to deliver the business plan. Lee believes that the ‘Plan’ does not stop there, when a business or Government deploys capital and resources to a project, the business plan needs to go beyond the business and take account of the external factors & stakeholders – services, economic advantage / risk - Impact of build upon municipal and transport infrastructure and people;


Prior to this Lee has been Group CEO and Managing Director of I-Net Communications Group Plc, an IP telephony and converged services provider, growing revenues and restructuring the businesses within the group. Responsible for the restructure of the group and raising capital funding. Arriving from GTS where he held the position of Vice President Marketing, responsible for marketing across 12 European countries, based in London. He has also held a number of senior management roles within Alcatel-Lucent, BT, Cable & Wireless, running Depts & organizations of over 2000 staff.

A change leader during several major corporate business transformations and realignments. In six years with NYNEX Inc as Head of Network infrastructure & deployment (UK) he lead the >£200M p.a. Capital finance budget process including many innovative technical advances and industry ‘Firsts’.

His early career within the electrical engineering, where his formal professional training took place.

Lee holds an MBA from Manchester Metropolitan University, and is a member of the institute of Directors.



email: lee.slaughter@xrossfire.comskype: lee.slaughter.xrossfire

Favorite quote:

When you go home, tell them of us, and say “For your tomorrow we gave our today”

- Inscription on WWII memorial plaque at Kohima ridge

Favorite movie:

Kingdom of Heaven (Directors cut)

- Directed by Ridley Scott. With Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson

Favorite book:

When you go home

- Martin Tarmey

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