About Us

About Us

Tom Arbuthnot

Founder and Principal

Microsoft MVP since 2011 and Microsoft Certified Master with extensive experience working with global customers. He is a regular speaker at industry events (physical and virtual) around the world

With over 15,000 on his Microsoft Teams news email list, over 30,000 followers on LinkedIn and millions of page views on TomTalks.blog, Tom is deeply tied into the Microsoft Teams community with great relationships with Microsoft, many customers, partners and ISVs, giving him a unique view of the market and customer requirements.

James Rodd

Director

Co-Founder and CEO of Modality Systems, a globally recognised award-winning Microsoft Unified Communication and Collaboration business.
James headed the organisation with a focus on Growth and Global Expansion, establishing international capability in the US, APAC and Germany.  

Ultimately leading to the successful acquisition of Modality Systems by PGI in 2015. James continued to lead Modality until the eventual divestiture away from PGI to UK PE backed GCi in 2019.

About Us

Tom Arbuthnot

Founder and Principal

Microsoft MVP since 2011 and Microsoft Certified Master with extensive experience working with global customers. He is a regular speaker at industry events (physical and virtual) around the world

With over 15,000 on his Microsoft Teams news email list, over 30,000 followers on LinkedIn and millions of page views on TomTalks.blog, Tom is deeply tied into the Microsoft Teams community with great relationships with Microsoft, many customers, partners and ISVs, giving him a unique view of the market and customer requirements.

James Rodd

Director

Co-Founder and CEO of Modality Systems, a globally recognised award-winning Microsoft Unified Communication and Collaboration business.
James headed the organisation with a focus on Growth and Global Expansion, establishing international capability in the US, APAC and Germany.  

Ultimately leading to the successful acquisition of Modality Systems by PGI in 2015. James continued to lead Modality until the eventual divestiture away from PGI to UK PE backed GCi in 2019.

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