About Geoff

About Geoff

I am a technology advisor who is fascinated about the business of technology, and the technology of business. My background is in business development, marketing , partners & alliances, and solution deisgn and architecture, all within the ICT sector. My speciality is building and bringing highly technical, disruptive products and services to market.

I’m an advocate for open source technology, having dedicated many years to supporting the adoption of OpenStack and other open source projects. I was also a community ambassador for the Tungsten Fabric community (formally OpenContrail.)

Currently, I work for MOBIA Technology Innovations where I lead a team of some of the world’s most experienced Red Hat infrastructure and software consultants. We focuse on delivering hybrid Infrastructure , automation, cloud native application platform and integration solutions for enterprise, telecom and healthcare. I also advise several technology startups in my spare time.

Resume

Skills Domain Expertise
Tech Strategy Cloud Infrastructure
Marketing Software Defined Networking
Partnerships DevOps
Business Development Telecommunications

Experience

Company Role Dates
MOBIA Technology Innovations Red Hat Consulting 2019 - Present
Juniper Networks Marketing 2016 - 2019
MOBIA Technology Innovations Cloud Practice Lead 2015 - 2016
Cloud-A Head of Growth 2014 - 2015
Dymaxion Research Limited Account Manager 2012 - 2014

Speaking

Speaking
RISQ Conference 2018 - I presented “What Can Nature Tell us About IoT Security at Scale”
CENGN Summit 2018 - I was a panelist on the “Business in a Hyper-Connected World” Panel
Juniper Networks - NXTWORK 2018 -I presented “Is Your Network Ready for the Platform Economy” at Juniper Networks Annual customer summit

Education & Training

Education & Training
Bachelor of Commerce @ Saint Mary’s University
Pragmatic Marketing Certified - Level Two (PMC-II)
Certified ScrumMaster®
AWS Business Professional
AWS Technical Professional
Multiple Red Hat Technical Accrediations (OpenShift, OpenStack, Ansible, Cloudforms, JBoss)

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