David Pollington

Head of Research, Bloc Ventures

David is an experienced technologist with 26+ years pioneering in the mobile industry starting at Vodafone R&D where he led teams across four geographies and more recently at GSMA where as a Senior Technical Director he led strategic programmes with mobile operators and industry partners on a worldwide basis.

During this time David established a strong reputation across the mobile industry for thought leadership, strategic analysis, mobile technical knowledge, clear communication and effective development of new business opportunities with partners using existing and emerging technologies.

David is now the Head of Research for Bloc Ventures, using his extensive knowledge and expertise to advise Bloc on its Dealflow as well as helping Bloc’s portfolio companies to succeed.

David is a Chartered engineer (IET) with a Masters degree (MEng) in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Imperial College, London and has 7 patents.