The Future of Hybrid Cloud
– Mike Dowson, Commercial Director, Trust Systems
– Chris Boyes, Chief Operating Officer, Trust Systems
With special guests
– Jason Liggins, Technology Advisor, Crown Commercial Service
– Steve Hall, CEO, Crown Hosting Data Centres.
During the session, our panel of experts discuss how public sector organisations address the challenge of managing a mix of legacy on prem, public cloud and private cloud services by adopting a cloud strategy that not only ensures they excel but supports the need to reduce costs, deliver a secure platform, scalable for future requirements and meet government policy goals.
About the Speakers
Mike Dowson, Commercial Director, Trust Systems
Mike has a vast and demonstrable experience of working in the design and delivery of technology and digital services. With his excellent network in the industry, Mike has a strong understanding across an array of sectors including Retail, Hospitality and Enterprise business. Mike is focused on building long term strategic relationships with customers with a clear approach to build solutions and services based on value, quality and innovation for customers. Mike has worked for various leading technology companies where he has clearly demonstrated a creative approach using technology as an enabler to build better businesses.
Chris Boyes, Chief Operating Officer, Trust Systems
Chris will share how we have developed Trust Cloud with leading organisations, Crown Hosting, Nutanix and Lenovo to provide Healthcare organisations with a stepping stone to the Cloud to begin their Cloud transformation strategy.
Steve Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Crown Hosting
Steve is an engineer by profession. He has had a highly successful career in both selling and service delivery. He was formerly the UK Public Sector Sales Director at HP. During his time at HP, Steve held a number of roles and was responsible for UK public sector sales, UK Defence sales, and Middle East, Mediterranean and Africa businesses, covering all sectors of the Enterprise Service business. He led the transformation of the go to market operation in this undeveloped area of business and delivered a sound growth strategy for the next three years.
Previous to HP, he held a number of positions with senior-level responsibility at EDS, successfully leading the companies’ strategic bids, re-pitching of existing contracts, new business and incremental growth. At EDS he established and led the service management organisation, including two major service centres and a support regime to deliver IT services to the MoD as part of Europe’s largest ever IT contract (circa 300,000 users in over 450 locations worldwide). Steve joined the technology industry having completed 19 years of distinguished service in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy as an aeronautical engineer officer.
Jason Liggins, Technology Advisor, Crown Commercial Service
Jason is an accomplished transformation and digital technology leader with repeated success overseeing the translation of complex business requirements into cohesive multi-disciplinary solutions and fast paced change. He is able to partner with businesses to lead and define roadmaps that are vital for growth while building and leading motivated and efficient technology teams. As a thought leader he has a passion for adding real value to fast-growing businesses.