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Chris Darriet-Jones
Programme Lead Data Architect at Micro Focus


Chris Darriet-Jones is a freelance Cloud Architect. He’s worked with brands such as Sky, Google, Barclays, Boeing and Oracle. Most of his time is spent talking to people, thinking, coding, presenting, researching and producing designs and schematics for Cloud Computing Platforms.

Once a beautifully elegant design is complete for a client, he then he has to persuade a bunch of techies to build it and another bunch of people to pay for it. Needless to say, he likes challenges but manages to keep smiling most of the time.

Life didn’t start out that way, but with a degree in Astrophysics, he naively thought he’s be reaching for the stars by now. Still life is good and when not mentoring startups or some other side hustle, he still finds time for his family, runs (when not injured), swims (wild and non-wild), plays jazz piano and practices yoga.