February 14, 2024 – Beyond Now, a fast-growing ecosystem orchestration and digital platform provider, today announced the appointment of Will Cooper to the position of Chief Strategy and Financial Officer. Mr. Cooper is based in New York and joins from leading M&A advisor Houlihan Lokey, where he helped lead the firm’s coverage of telecommunications software. He will lead Beyond Now’s financial organization and drive strategy, M&A, and investor relations, accelerating the company’s growth.
Over the course of his career as an M&A banker, Cooper has advised on nearly 50 M&A and capital-raising transactions, representing more than $10 billion of aggregate consideration, with industry-leading public companies, private companies, private equity firms, and entrepreneurs. He has covered the telecommunications and technology sectors for virtually his whole career and, in recent years, focused specifically on the convergence of software and connectivity.
Since becoming an independent technology company in 2021, Beyond Now has been successfully expanding across Europe, North America, the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America. The company is benefitting from the growing demand in the market for ecosystem orchestration and digital business platforms as 'telcos' are evolving to become 'techcos'. Beyond Now’s technology is enabling breakthrough B2B innovation, digital business platform models, and marketplaces with the potential to multiply revenue.
This is a very exciting time for Beyond Now as CSPs and technology companies from around the globe continue to adopt our platform; we are thrilled to have Will join at such an important growth stage. His financial sophistication, strategic acumen, sector expertise, and deep capital markets relationships will help unlock new levels of scale – and ultimately enable us to better serve our customers.
Angus Ward, CEO of Beyond Now.
It’s an enormous privilege to be joining the Beyond Now family and taking on this important leadership role. The company’s culture of innovation and cutting-edge platforms are translating, not only to real tangible ROI for customers, but also enabling industry-wide transformation. Beyond Now is pivotal for CSPs looking to address their most critical growth-related issues, and its potential yield is immense.
Will Cooper, Chief Strategy and Financial Officer of Beyond Now
About Beyond Now
Beyond Now is a fast-growing ecosystem orchestration and digital platform provider helping organizations harness technology and partner ecosystems as an engine for growth. Providing them with the best SaaS platforms, making it easier and faster for them, their partners and their customers, to seamlessly collaborate, innovate, create, sell, fulfil, monetize and manage technology solutions, at scale.
The company’s portfolio includes Digital Business Platform, Digital Marketplace and BSS (Business Support System), delivered as SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) and built on our award-winning Infonova software. The platforms are designed to help communications and technology providers experiment, monetize, and orchestrate technology-based solutions, utilizing 5G, Cloud, Edge, AI, and more, bringing them closer to their customers and helping drive efficiency and automation.
Beyond Now serves customers across the globe, including include NTT, TELUS, BT, AWS, TELIA, Deutsche Telekom, Tata Communications, Lyse and A1. We actively promote industry collaboration through our strategic partnerships with companies like AWS, Google, Microsoft, Accenture, NTT DATA, and more, ensuring optimum flexibility and versatility to meet our customers’ changing needs.