Chief Technologist for Public Sector at Red Hat, based in the UK, defining strategy for customers, concentrated on the translation of business and technical issues, I have worked across many industry verticals including Finance, Utilities, Government and Telecommunications. Leading initiatives on Removing IT costs and complexity in the modern Data Centre, around Technology as a Platform (GaaP, DaaP, IaaS, PaaS) and future vision through SMART Cities and Blockchain/DLT.
After beginning in Computer Operations and Management, I spent 10 years at Sun Microsystems within the various software companies and Divisions.
Following Sun, I joined the Outsourcer Attenda as Head of Pre-Sales and Consulting before joining Novell to be the Data Centre lead for Consulting. In 2008 joined HP to lead the Sun Replacement strategy in the UK leading a joined up approach with services to allow customers to move off expensive and legacy systems on to more modern, business driven solutions. From 2012 with Red Hat leading work with the UK Government (Central & Local) on their journey to Open Standards and Open Source.
UK Public Sector Technologist
Any size Audiences, Business or Technical, IT experience from Mainframes to current technology.