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MA BA(HONS) MInstAM(AdvDip)
A veteran Microsoft “Most Valued Professional” award holder
A veteran Microsoft “Most Valued Professional” award holder and a former MSDN “Regional Director” shows a respected and globally recognised technical background, supported by 25 years in Government and Telecoms IT. He holds current SC Clearance and is ITIL certified. John is co-author of several books and a regular speaker at conferences throughout the UK and Europe and a strong advocate for best practice. John is an enthusiastic, technically diverse, well informed and forward thinking Senior Enterpirse Architect with a very credible market reputation based on global enterprise scale skills hard earned from the ground up. John recently took on an assurance role to validate and assure the 300,000 seat global migration, approach, solutions design, platform and architecture of a Hybrid Office 365 Online Enterprise Wide SharePoint 2013, Lync and Exchange implementation for a Top 4 Global IT Consultancy. He has spent a number of years in a leadership team as Enterprise Assurance and Strategy Lead Architect at the UK Department of Education’s flagship E-Cloud programme, specialising in Delivery Assurance and Strategy around the implementation of an enterprise scale IL3 compliant Private Cloud (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) SharePoint 2010 delivery. His roles typically involve advising Project Directors and Managers, Client Directors and Technology Leaders, End Users, Technical Architects, Developers and Designers to deliver roadmaps for technology evolution and transformation. John is a large scale Enterprise Architecture and Delivery Specialist with proven experience in architectural assurance, strategy, delivery and management of end to end Enterprise scale environments. Skills focus around people, process, environments and systems in the Microsoft Practice area related to all aspects of assurance and governance for Collaboration Programs of work.