Part of Reply’s first UK acquisition, Lawrence has been with Reply UK since its inception in August 2008. Since taking responsibility for Net UK in March 2018 he has overseen significant growth of the Networks Business Unit as well as the foundation of a growing Security Business Unit. Lawrence recognises that our people are the company’s most important asset and strives to create an environment where everyone can succeed and where work is rewarding, challenging and fun.
Michael Whittle heads up Net UK’s Networks Business covering Architecture, Design, Delivery, and Automation of Network and OSS services in the UK.
Michael is an experienced Solution Architect and CCIE with over 15 years of leadership experience. He has gained a large following as a writer on Medium, explaining and solving complex problems and is an active contributor to the Opensource community. Michael has is a breadth and depth of business and technical knowledge which puts him in an excellent position to architect superb cutting edge solutions and solve business problems.
Francisco is responsible for go-to market solutions and partnership strategy across Net Reply, focusing on end-end systems integration and innovation to fulfil market needs. Fran is a Board of Directors Member of the Broadband Forum and has a leadership role in promoting the synergies between standards and open source bodies. Fran has previously led the research activity responsible for the creation of long-term programmable network capabilities in BT Technology, including the definition, development and standardization of open, L2 wholesale models suitable for the UK market.
Darren started his career in technical roles moving through various levels of support into engineering and architecture, spending the last 6 years in strategic leadership roles at C-Suite level. Over this time, he has had the opportunity to work in both public and private sector organisations spanning UK Government, Financial Services, Retail and Manufacturing. When reflecting on the last 10-15 years, he feels that the pace of change is more evident in Information and Cyber Security disciplines than any other, and it is this constant evolution of threats and techniques that makes it such interesting subject.
Dan is a Senior Manager at Net Reply, leading the Security Business Unit with over twenty years’ experience in technology, engineering and more recently security innovation. Throughout his career in technology and consulting, Dan has a track record of developing skilled teams, maintaining positive relationships with clients and internal staff members by providing thought leadership, team empowerment and change management to ensure clients enjoy enhanced services supplied.