AI, Microsoft Azure
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Engineer/Architect - started tinkering with the humble Sinclair ZX80 a lifetime ago, now explores builds and creates on an interweb scale. Technical author and conference speaker.
Allen is a consulting architect with a background in enterprise systems. His current obsessions are IoT, Big Data and Machine Learning. When not chained to his desk he can be found fixing broken things, playing music very badly or trying to shape things out of wood. He runs his own company specializing in systems architecture and scaling for big data and is involved in a number of technology startups. Allen is a chartered engineer, a Fellow of the British Computing Society, and a Microsoft MVP. He writes for CodeProject, C-Sharp Corner and DZone. He is also a ball throwing slave for his dogs. PhD Artificial Intelligence 2022 (expected) - University of Reading MSc Artificial Intelligence 2019 - U.Cork, Ireland. Data Science/machine Learning 2016..8 – EDX/Microsoft professional certifications Diploma Technology & IP Law 2016 – Law Society of Ireland Fellow - BCS 2013 – British Computer Society Chartered Engineer (CEng) 2012 – Engineering Council (UK) MSc Informatics (distinction) 2010 - University of Central Lancashire Cert - Data Protection 2009 – Computer Society of Ireland PG Dip Project Management 2005 – UCC / Institute of Project Management