Horden Wiltshire

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Horden Wiltshire, Chief Executive Officer (Former)

Horden Wiltshire is Soprano Design’s Chief Executive Officer and has served in this role from early 2012. Horden is a seasoned technology executive specialising in managing global high-growth companies, and he has held leadership roles in the mobile industry for more than 10 years.

Since joining the business Horden has overseen the rapid acceleration of the company’s expansion through organic growth into new markets, and he has seen the business emerge as a global leader in the enterprise messaging industry. He has inspired operational improvements and product innovation initiatives that have led to significant business’ expansion into Asia, Europe and the United States, and he has established a global executive team to manage operations, sales, finance and marketing efforts as the company now conducts the majority of its business outside of Australia and New Zealand.

Prior to joining Soprano, Horden served as the CEO of the mobile solutions company Mnet Group (ASX:MNZ) and its forerunner m.Net Corporation for nine years. In his time as CEO Mnet enjoyed rapid growth; being listed in either the Deloitte Fast 50 or the BRW Fast 100 over three consecutive years. Mnet won numerous industry awards and was named the prestigious B&T Digital Services Company of the Year. Horden has held directorships at a number of technology companies and possesses extensive practical M&A experience within the sector. Horden’s earlier successful career in the Royal Australian Navy culminated in command of the state of the art Collins class submarine HMAS SHEEAN.

Horden’s academic qualifications include BE (Hons), MBA and MSc (Technology Commercialisation).

Horden in the News

Soprano CEO at OTT Summit: Secure messaging apps to become everyday payment platforms

A growing trend away from consumer apps to secure messaging apps is about to get a significant global boost as some of the world’s biggest software companies embed mobile payment platforms in their messaging applications. Continue reading…

Soprano on Switzer: Mobile messages and the enterprise

Soprano CEO Horden Wiltshire recently appeared on Sky News with Peter Switzer to discuss enterprise use of mobile messages and how business messaging is different from the personal messages most consumers send every day. Continue reading…

Are top managers blind to mobile messaging security risks?

Over at Asia Pacific Security Magazine, we’re talking about the security risks of enterprise mobile messaging, and who’s paying attention — or not. Continue reading…

CIOs underestimate security risks from attacks on staffers’ mobile smartphones and tablets

We’re talking enterprise messaging security this week over at Computerworld.  Soprano CEO Horden Wiltshire is noticing a strange trend as he discusses BYOD security with CIOs: Despite the rapid increase of security breaches at companies of all sizes all over the world, they’re not concerned. Continue reading…

Soprano CEO Horden Wiltshire interviewed on SkyBusiness TV [Video]

Last week, our CEO Horden Wiltshire was interviewed on Sky News’ SkyBusiness TV segment about Soprano GAMMA, our award-winning, encrypted enterprise mobile messenger. Continue reading…

Soprano CEO featured in telecom industry pub CommsDay

Soprano Design’s CEO and our new product SOPRANO GAMMA were featured in the November 5 issue of CommsDay. Continue reading…

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