As CTO for UK and Ireland, Robert is focused on acting as a trusted advisor with clients, working with CIOs and IT Management in order to help them execute on their IT strategies. His role is focused on assisting organisations build IT Management systems where process, technology and organisation are in balance. This is achieved by engaging with key stakeholders to map out current challenges and design future states, which are focused on customer specific scenarios such as Agile Transformation, DevOps adoption and Security. A key part of this is working with clients on determining key business drivers and priorities to build business cases for the adoption of solutions.
Robert has over 25 years’ experience in Technology, working more recently with large financial services organisations in the UK; having started his working life in IT for a large multinational manufacturing company before moving into major system replacement projects in the Insurance industry and joining IBM from 1999 to 2008. Since joining CA Technologies Robert has worked in a variety of Presales roles before becoming Director for Presales in UKI in 2015. Robert hold a BSc in Computer Science and Psychology from University College Dublin.