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Alliance Solution Architect
Cloud & Automation SIG Leader
- Passionate technologist and enthusiastic Solution Architect with over 20 years’ experience in the IT Industry.
- Darren works for Accenture’s Alliances Team as a pre-sales technical consultant designing complex solutions often involving the complete stack of cloud and datacentre infrastructure ranging from storage and networking, security and virtualisation to disaster recovery and business continuity.
- He was made in South Africa but now lives in London with his wife Dominique, two young boys, Lake (7) and Kairo (6), and three small dogs, Sushi, Onagi and Skabenga (means ‘troublemaker’ in Zulu).
- In his spare time, he practices the traditional martial arts of Aikido and Pencak Silat and is a close up magician.
"It is not technology that excites me. It is how technology is used that excites me.”
"You must all be asking yourselves, why would an infrastructure guy be interested in leading a software group? That is the key to what I hope we can achieve together. By sharing our experiences and our different areas, I believe we can all learn from each other as we all travel on this journey to cloud. Let’s see where this rabbit hole takes us…"