Jason

Name

Jason

Position

Board Advisor / Mentor

Location

Leicestershire

Big Business Experience

Chartered Accountants Benevolent Association

Small Business Experience

Amica Care Trust

Welbeck Estates Company

Summary

A highly motivated Strategic Technology Leader with multi-sector experience spanning 25 years.

Co-founded a Managed IT Service Provider, where later completed an MBO, re-brand and re-position. Jason sold the business to shift his focus from solution delivery to providing strategic advice and guidance to business owners.

As a Strategic Technology Leader, Jason works within businesses as their IT Director or CIO. He has extensive experience in completing technology assessments and developing and delivering strategic technology roadmaps.  His role is to ensure technology is not only aligned with the business but integrated; so technology becomes an integral driver in business development and success.

Qualifications

  • ITIL Foundation
  • GDPR Foundation
  • Prince2 Practitioner

Key Areas of Expertise

  • Design and Implementation of Strategic Technology Roadmaps
  • Achieve Information Security compliance
  • Deliver Business Transformation as a member of the Board / SLT
  • Supplier tendering and vetting for implementation of business critical applications and services
  • IT Service Transformation, using best practice to ensure internal IT service is supporting the business

Experience

Estates Management Company

March 2020 – Present

Fractional IT Director

Following a comprehensive review of internal systems, policies, and documentation, Jason developed a Strategic Technology Roadmap to advance the way the business operates. Priorities were to assist in the recruitment of a new IT Operations Manager and complete an in-depth review of GDPR and Data Protection documentation, policies and procedures.

International Welfare Charity

September 2019 – January 2021

Interim Head of IT

Following a comprehensive review of systems, processes and internal capabilities, Jason delivered a Technology Roadmap bringing improvements to the entire organisation. He was actively participating with the leadership team to deliver an effective IT and business strategy. Lead a team of IS professionals delivering a high quality service to their clients across the organisation.

Managed IT Services Provider

February 2003 – January 2019

Managing Director

Co-founded a Managed IT Service Provider focused on delivering high quality services and solutions to SMEs. Completed an MBO, closely followed by a re-brand and re-position of the business to ensure relevance in a rapidly evolving IT industry.