Jimmy Tickner Senior Vice President Global Services EMEA & WW Service Channels Jimmy Tickner has served as Senior Vice President Global Services EMEA & WW Service Channels since October 2014. He is responsible for Global Service Business EMEA in conjunction with World Wide Global Services Channel. Tickner joined the company in October 2001 and was named Vice President Global Services EMEA in July 2009, and Vice President WW Service Channels in 2012. Prior to joining F5, he worked in customer services, operational & commercial managerial positions for 9 years at Sequent Computer Systems, Inc., which was sold to IBM in September 1999. He began his career as a systems engineer at American Express working for DPCE, after studying Electro Mechanical Engineering at Worthing Polytechnic, and in 2007 he completed the Senior Executive program at the London Business School.