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Ryan Bryers CTO & CIO at CarFinance 247


Ryan has recently taken up the CTO/CIO role in the SME Fintech space with CarFinance247, based in Manchester, after a long association with large corporates such as Barclays, Atos and Worldline. His move into SME-land aims to help CarFinance247 continue their incredible growth journey and apply his expertise in managing and shaping Digital Evolution into the “tech brand” of 247-Tech, which underpins the consumer brands of the 247-Group.

Ryan continues to have a DevOps, Cloud and Automation focus supported by driving the five-pillars of Digital Strategy. He is currently looking at a two-year Digital Evolution programme in CarFinance 247, which will see Google Cloud as the preferred public platform and investment of time in enabling .Net Core with DevOps principles throughout the API product base.

In the past few years Ryan has been recognised as a Leader in Digital Transformation, as well as being in the top 100 CIO’s in the UK, Ryan now hopes to build a World Class IT brand with under the 247-Group.

Ryan on his role at Car Finance 247:

“As a Technology enabled business we recognise that we have to constantly evolve to keep pace with the digital world, finding the careful balance between leading and bleeding edge. Our technology enables a disruptive and better way for our customers to both finance and find a car, and supports our ambitious growth targets over the coming years. 

“Our goal is to create a best-in-class customer experience by becoming a World Class IT capability. Within our spectacular working environment, our team of highly-skilled engineers will shape and develop our processes and technology to work towards just this. The next part of our digital evolution programme focuses on a full move to DevOps and a migration to Google Cloud. It’s a truly exciting time to be part of our journey”.