Platforms Solutions Manager
United Kingdom office
I have worked at LEO since 2011 when I came on board to establish our learning platforms offering and have remained closely involved in growing this into a key part of LEO's business. As head of profession for our platform solutions architects, my role involves overseeing the technology solutions that we deliver to customers, which could be using commercial or open source products or something completely bespoke that we build from scratch.
As a qualified software engineer it's great that I get to be involved throughout the software lifecycle from pre-sales right through to project delivery and beyond, helping to ensure that our implementations are a success in our client organisations. A key part of my role is also to help shape and publicise our technology offerings which involves conference presentations, blogging, social networking and writing technical material. I enjoy writing about learning technologies and authored the book 'Moodle for Mobile Learning' in 2013 and contributed a chapter for the book, ‘Foundation of Digital Badges and Micro-Credentials’ in 2016.
It's actually my second time working here, my first stint was 1996-2008, when I worked first in the QA division and then as Technical Producer. I always found LEO a good place to develop your skills and career. I did a few years with another learning technology company in between, but obviously couldn't keep away! With nearly 20 years in the industry I've worked on hundreds of learning technology projects across many sectors such as government, healthcare, defence, retail and finance. In such a fast moving technology world, it never gets boring!
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Visual Design & Moving Image Manager
United Kingdom office
I head up the Visual Design & Moving Image Team here at LEO and am responsible for managing the quality and output of all our clients' visual design content. I joined LEO in 2011 and spent four years as an art director, leading the visuals and the creative team across a number of large transformational programmes for clients such as Civil Service Learning, Lloyds Banking Group, British Airways, PwC and Network Rail. I have over six years' experience in the e-learning industry, and have a background in moving image design.