Karl Davies-Barrett

Senior Engineer Manager at Microsoft

In 11 years at Microsoft Karl has held various roles from Technical Evangelist to European Senior Engineer Manager, as well as EMEA Intelligent Cloud Partner Strategist and Global Cloud Architect. Currently Karl is leading a team of awesome AppDev, containers, DevOps and IOT engineers across all Europe to deliver first-class customer onboarding experiences to the Microsoft.

Within over 22 years of ICT experience Karl has been focused on helping people creatively use technology to drive their businesses to the next level, Karl’s strong technical background is complemented with a very pragmatic business acumen that has to lead him to become a trusted advisor with key Enterprise & government customers as well as small and mid-sized partners and ISV’s. His focus is not only on helping customers realize their cloud visions with tangible solution architectures and implementation but also working at a strategic level to help partners transform their business and cloud enable their products or services.

As a keynote speaker Karl represents Microsoft on the latest technical innovations, runs workshops to lead digital transformation though the adoption of Intelligent cloud topics like AI, Big Data, IOT or Blockchain.