Richard Young: Technical Director
Richard joins Codit UK as Technical Director. With over 30 years of IT experience, particularly within Microsoft technologies, Richard has worked in various different roles across multiple organisations, including developer, architect, consultant, team lead and manager. He has extensive experience in integration, having used BizTalk since 2000 and has worked on SharePoint, Dynamics CRM, Office 365 as well as Azure. He is currently MCSA and MCSE certified in Azure and has worked on both Azure Stack Hub and Azure Stack HCI. His first book, Azure Stack Hub Demystified, was released in October 2021.
As Technical Director, Richard’s role covers a multitude of tasks, including team management, resourcing, pre-sales engagement, architectural oversight, strategy, and all things Codit. As well as the technology stack that Codit uses, he was impressed by the culture of the people within the organisation, and for Codit’s plans to grow within the UK. Overall, Richard believes in putting the customer at the centre of all interactions and that the greatest trait for an architect is pragmatism, all of which he believes aligns with Codit’s philosophy.
On the new appointment, Stephen McCormac says “Richard brings extensive experience in cloud solutions and Microsoft Azure to our UK business. He is perfectly suited to lead all of our solutions delivery in the UK.”
Contact Richard at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Daniel Antonowicz: Manufacturing Lead
Daniel has joined the expanding Codit UK team as Manufacturing Lead. Having started his career in accountancy and sales, Daniel grew within a businesses acquired by BT. There he started his IT journey as Sales Director in IT Services, responsible for 200 million pounds of revenue p/a. Prior to joining Codit, he owned his own successful businesses in diverse sectors such as consultancy, quality assurance and software development, and his big passions are Machine Learning and AI.
According to Daniel, Codit UK’s exciting recent expansion and our relationship with Microsoft were important reasons to join the company. More than anything however, he says the biggest draw was the great culture and the commitment to touching the lives of millions across the globe.
As Manufacturing Lead, Daniel will be engaging with diverse sectors. He looks forward to working with clients on their journey to industrial 4.0, and helping them to integrate their systems with IoT. In the role, he looks forward to providing thought leadership to manufacturing businesses wanting to move to the cloud.
On the new appointment, Stephen McCormac says “We are thrilled to welcome Dan to our team. His extensive experience as a technology leader ideally positions him to lead our growing Manufacturing business”
Contact Daniel at: email@example.com
Tristan Parkes: Public Sector Lead
Joining Codit UK as the Public Sector Lead is Tristan Parkes. With 15 years’ experience in sales and account management, 7 of which were spent working with enterprise and cloud technologies, he has worked with a wide range of solutions, including SaaS, marketing technologies, ERP solutions, and the Google Cloud platform. Industries he has worked within have spanned both the commercial and Public Sectors; the NHS, Local Government, Higher Education, Energy, Financial Services, Manufacturing and Retail. He joins Codit from Synertec Ltd, where he was providing a patient communications solution and looking after the entire south-east UK’s NHS customer base.
Aside from the people and culture, Tristan was drawn to Codit for its work with bleeding-edge and market-leading technologies. He believes that the Public Sector has had varying degrees of success within digital transformation but is not as advanced as it could be, and that there is great opportunity for Codit to establish its presence in the UK Public Sector space. He looks forward to creating a Public Sector strategy, proactively building a presence on Public Sector frameworks, presenting solutions directly to Codit’s customers and prospective customers, and positioning us as an enabler that can support the delivery of both organisational, regional and national digital initiatives.
On the new appointment, Stephen McCormac says “With many years of public sector experience Tristan is the right leader for our UK Public Sector business as we focus on this sector over the coming years.”
Contact Tristan at: firstname.lastname@example.org