Ed Hodges is Head of the Corporate Mobile Office with responsibility for bringing together the vision, strategy and delivery of the Corporate Banking Division (CBD) mobile channels.
He was previously Head of Mobile for RBS's Business & Commercial division (part of the CBD). His responsibilities included building the mobile channel, defining the future of NFC and Merchant Payment Services while encouraging the use of Agile development techniques within the bank.
Ed recently worked with Tesco setting up their mobile application development team and advising on mobile strategy while delivering the first wave of Tesco's apps including the successful iPhone Grocery app.
Ed was previously Head of Mobile at Touchnote the award winning photo-messaging and mobile postcard service.
Before Touchnote Ed co-founded and was Marketing Director of Howler Technologies which developed a software based, packet processing platform using IBM's Cell Broadband Engine - designed for the telecoms infrastructure market.