Before founding AMPLYFI, Mark Woods was head of business planning and major programmes at BT, responsible for a $280m annual R&D budget and advised BT's Board on the five-year investment plan.

Prior to BT, Mark was principle consultant at OTM, a specialist oil & gas technology strategy firm, where he commercialised a series of breakthrough software platforms.

Trained at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines, Mark began his career as a British Army Engineering Officer.