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Skilled and dedicated internet pioneer who enjoys making the impossible look easy

EXPERIENCE

Feb 2016Present

Head of Platform and Technology, Jio XLabs

Jio

Building the application and experience platform for the largest technology and 4G provider in India.

May 2014Feb 2016

Head of Development

MetaPack

Building a technology capability and new platform for one of the fastest growing tech companies in the UK.

Feb 2013May 2014

Head of Technology

Haygarth

Innovation, technical strategy and technical delivery for a number of clients, including Coca-Cola, Sony, Heinz and L'Oreal

Nov 2011Feb 2013

Senior Technical Manager

AKQA

Technical delivery, strategy and innovation for a range of blue chip clients, including Volkwagen, Heineken, MINI, Everything Everywhere. Part of the Deutsche Telekom T-Gallery core team and author of whitepapers.

Mar 2010Nov 2011

Technical Lead

Volkswagen / Tribal DDB

Technical strategy, delivery and innovation for the entire Volkswagen UK digital platform.

Feb 2008Feb 2010

Technical Lead

tmg Ltd

'Unlocking Innovation' with the Cabinet Office, National Innovation Centre and data.gov.uk 

Jun 2005Feb 2008

Technical Lead

London Web

Technical lead for one of the UK's first ISP's

Mar 2004Jun 2005

Software Engineer

Pearl and Dean

Software engineer for Pearl and Dean's new digital advertising platform

Mar 2002Mar 2004

Software Engineer

Freelance

Various short term contracts

Feb 2001Mar 2002

Software Engineer

BTA

Software engineer at an established UK ISP

Sep 1999Feb 2001

Software Engineer

192.com

Development of all the 192 webservices along with three other engineers.

Tech

Iaas, PAas, SAAS

AWS, Rackspace, CloudFoundry, Kubernetes, Docker

INTERNET STANDARDS, WEB STANDARDS

DNS, SMTP, TCP, IP, HTTP, HTML, CSS, Accessibility

Apache, Linux, Open Source

Apache Web Server, Varnish, Ubuntu, Mint, PHP, Ruby, MySQL

Agile, Lean, Kanban

Building cross-functional product teams, sprints, planning and retros

Continuous Delivery, Automation

Git, Gradle, Jenkins CI, Artifactory, Ansible, Chef

Messaging, Event Sourcing

SNS, SQS, Kinesis

JVM, GROOVY

Java 6,7,8 Groovy, Grails, Spring, ColdFusion

 WEB ARCHITECTURE, LINKED DATA

RDF, SPARQL, OWL, JSON-LD, Fuseki, Jena, Virtuoso

Qualifications

  • TOGAF certified (License number 82511)
  • Sun Certified Java Programmer
  • Sun Certified Web Component Developer
  • Allaire Certified Web Developer
  • Sitecore Certified .NET Website Developer
  • BA (Hons) Business Management

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