Gordon Tees is founder and managing director of PNC (pnc.co.uk).
Formerly the Systems Manager at Goldman Sachs Europe, Tees left Goldman to found PNC (Premier Networks Consulting Ltd) in 1992.
PNC supplies cutting-edge technology solutions to the Banking, Finance, Insurance and Media sectors. It notably won Deloitte's Fast 50 Award two years in a row (www.deloitte.co.uk/fast50filter/) in 1997 and 1998.
Tees sold his controlling stake in PNC, by then PNC UK plc, in 2001.
He joined Lehman Brothers in 2001 and bolstered management in the aftermath of the 9/11 attack which destroyed Lehman's technology offices in the World Trade Center. He stayed with Lehman for over four years, initially responsible for the Investment Banking, Wealth & Asset Management and Private Client Services technology divisions. Latterly he relocated to New York as Global Head of Finance Technology, responsible for the financial records of the entire company.
Following disagreements with management, Tees left Lehman at the end of 2005. The Lehman subprime crisis and filing for bankruptcy came less than two years later.
In the interim, Tees advised and invested in a small number of start-up businesses who market and sell online using Open Source technologies.
In 2010 Gordon Tees returned to PNC (pnc.co.uk) as Managing Director and is spearheading their move into Open Source ecommerce; with emphasis on transactional database-driven websites and mobile applications.