Our Executive Team

The executive management team at 51Degrees have over 32 years combined experience in mobile telecommunications. Huw and James led many mobile initiatives for Vodafone, including the development of the 1st mobile web application for the Nokia 7110 in 1999. 

James Rosewell - Founder & CEO

Huw Medcraft - Non-Executive Director

James Rosewell Prior to starting 51Degrees in 2009 James spent 10 years running major mobile programmes for Vodafone, plus founded and sold a mobile marketing business. He’s passionate about delivering great user experiences cost effectively to all mobile devices. Huw Medcraft Huw led the global expansion of Mobile Broadband for Vodafone, having previously launched Vodafone’s first multimedia proposition. He has held directorship positions for Vodafone in the UK and US as well as Board roles at ATX Group and Dial Contracts Ltd.

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Ruth Rosewell - CFO

Ruth Rosewell Ruth held a number of management positions with Marks & Spencer before becoming head of the Business Studies and Economics department of a large UK college. She holds an MBA from Warwick University.