Cloud Expo Europe
 

 

21 - 22 March 2018 ExCeL London
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Richard Hall

Richard Hall

Chief Executive, CloudOrigin
Richard Hall, Founder and CEO, has three decades of IT industry experience in technology and leadership roles, is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors and BCS (Chartered Institute of IT), a former Accenture Certified Quality Assurance Partner, a Bloomberg speaker on the impact of cloud technology and lead Cloud judge for the Broad Group DataCloud Awards
Richard founded CloudOrigin in 2009 to focus on the business impact of cloud computing in public and private sectors, as an independent, pragmatic source of strategy and advisory services.  Currently working with blue-chip brands around the world, venture capital, private equity firms and technology innovators of all sizes from startups to the world’s leading retail and e-commerce brands.  His career in IT spans automotive, defence, energy, government, health, insurance, media, pharmaceuticals, police, retail and telecommunications with particular focus on investment banking trading and risk solutions.  Since founding CloudOrigin he has advised on Private Equity and Venture Capital deals worth over $19Billion in potential enterprise value.
He is an invited speaker on cloud computing for the Bloomberg Enterprise Technology forums, named to the global ‘Cloud 100’ list by the Cloud World series, a ‘Leading Advisor’ by Acquisition International magazine and one of Finance Monthly’s ‘Top 100 International Advisors’.
CloudOrigin was voted ‘Best IT Strategy & Advisory Firm’ with a special award for ‘Innovation in Software as a Service’ at the 2015 Finance Awards, ‘Best for Technology Due Diligence – UK’ at the 2016 M&A Awards and ‘Cloud Computing Experts of the Year’ at the Acquisition International 2017 Business Excellence Awards.
A well-known speaker on technology forecasting, IT security and e-commerce he has been a member of various standards bodies, and co-author of the first FpML specification for Foreign Exchange trading.  Formerly UK Chief Technology Officer and Marketing Director for Avanade, the global Microsoft and Accenture joint venture, he has worked on some of the world’s largest application and infrastructure solutions including designing, building and running all key IT platforms to plan and deliver the London 2012 Olympics.  As part of the global leadership team he helped Avanade break the billion dollar revenue barrier and establish Microsoft Dynamics AX and CRM solutions in the enterprise sector.  An Accenture Certified QA Partner he was trained to review the largest technology and business process outsourcing (BPO) deals.  
Graduated in Computing and Artificial Intelligence from the University of Sussex in 1989 where he won a BT sponsorship in Expert Systems and wrote for the computing section of The Guardian newspaper.  
 
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