About Me

Accomplished professional with over 20 years experience in Enterprise Architecture and Technology Leadership. Areas of specialty include Information Management, Technology Strategy, Product Delivery, Cloud, Analysis and Design. 

An experienced leader comfortable presenting to and engaging with C-level executives, board members and senior leadership teams.  

Speaker at major worldwide conferences including Oracle OpenWorld, User Group Conferences and Special Interest Groups.

Technical authority with recognised expertise in:

  • Big Data - processing, storage and analytics
  • Cloud
  • Massively Parallel Processing platforms
  • Extreme OLTP - high throughput with very low latency

A proven track-record of:

  • Technical Leadership & Strategy
  • Education/Trainer and Public speaking
  • Strong strategic vision and hands-on tactical when needed
  • Innovative thinking 
Achievements

One of the original engineering team that contributed to the rapid growth and success of Betfair.com – from 60 person startup and $5-10m revenue, through Europe’s biggest .com IPO (at the time) to 7000 employees across the world, over $1bn in revenues and a listed FTSE 100 company.

Led the Data Architecture function throughout the above transition and the associated mergers, acquisitions and periods of rapid growth.  Team size and location varied from 4-8 senior architects across Europe, US and Canada.

Architecture, design and delivery of next generation online eGaming platform employing an Event Driven Architecture to cope with massive concurrent customer demand.  New software architecture saved over $3m in hardware upgrades.

Pioneered the journey to cloud-based Big Data platform from large 100TB on-premise traditional data warehouse.  New platform also designed to be more flexible, scalable, elastic, durable and a fraction of the cost.

Designed global data architecture for an online eGaming company capable of handling both real-time and batch analytics, with built-in cross data-centre DR.

Award: Oracle PL/SQL Developer of the year (2008)
Award: Overseas speaker inspiring presentation (2012)
Award: Best presentation abstract (2012)

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