Alastair Broom

Alastair Broom

Alastair Broom is Security Practice Lead for Logicalis UK where he is responsible for managing the UK Security Practice, defining the security strategy and roadmap and helping the Logicalis client base address their security challenges.

Alastair has held a number of senior Product Marketing and Product Management positions throughout his career and has lived through the evolution of the threat and regulatory landscape, helping customers protect their networks, data and brand.

Prior to Logicalis, Alastair was Security Line of Business Director at Dimension Data and managed the product & services portfolio at Integralis/NTT Com Security.

He has written several published articles/opinion pieces on a range of security related topics and has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nottingham.

Andrew Newton

Andrew Newton

Andrew Newton is a Solutions Architect in Logicalis UK, working within the Financial Services Sales team assisting customers with business transformation initiatives across a variety of digital solutions.

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry and holds accreditations for the leading vendors including Cisco, NetApp, VMware, HP and Microsoft including Azure.

Customer focused and enjoys the challenges and opportunities that new technologies bring to the transformation market.

Anis Makeriya

Anis Makeriya

Anis Makeriya is a Data Analyst at Logicalis UK in the Information Insights team. Anis’ experience has been in translating business problems into data centric visualisations using a range of tools including tableau, power BI, Cognos. Prior to data visualisation, Anis was liasing with clients to validate the quality and accuracy of data and the utilisation of ETL tools to form a sound data source platform.

Prior to Logicalis, Anis was at Trovus which was acquired by Logicalis in 2015.

Chris Gabriel

Chris Gabriel

Chris Gabriel is Chief Digital Officer for Logicalis Europe. Chris joined Logicalis UK in January 2006 to lead the business’ focus on defining and marketing its core ‘go to market’ solutions propositions.

With 20 years of experience in the ICT industry, Chris has spent his career working within both systems integration organisations and IT vendors (Logicalis, 2e2, SCC, Cabletron Systems), and has worked for the last 15 years in senior product marketing and market roles in the UK, Europe and United States.

In 2008 Chris became UK Marketing and Solutions Director on the Logicalis UK executive team, and in March 2012 was promoted to VP of Solutions Management at Logicalis Group, where he was responsible for building a common international solutions and services strategy.

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell

Dean Mitchell is the Services Practice Director for Logicalis UK where he is responsible for accelerating our Services Business growth to allow us to maximise the opportunity to address the challenges that our clients are facing in IT Cost Optimisation and Digital Business Enablement.

Dean joined Logicalis in August 2017 from Gartner, where he was the Sales Manager for Public Sector in the South West and Wales and has also held senior sales and sales management positions at Fujitsu, Microsoft and Dimension Data, where he also ran their Managed Service Practice for 6 years.

In his spare time, Dean is a keen club tennis player and plays the Drums.

Fanni Vig

Fanni Vig

Fanni Vig has been Data Analytics Division Director at Logicalis UK since March 2016. Prior to that she held a number or roles with Trovus, starting as Business Development Director in 2011, then Client Services Director and finally COO before the company was bought by Logicalis.

Fanni is an industry champion for helping businesses get over the hurdles and address the excuses that will allow them to truly benefit from data insight.

Gary Lomas

Gary Lomas

Gary has been a Sales Director in Logicalis since re-joining Logicalis from EMC in 2013 and is currently responsible for the Enterprise Sales team focusing on vertical markets such as Retail, Manufacturing, Construction, CPG and Media. Gary’s career started out in IT working for British Airways before joining General Electric as a consultant. Gary moved in to sales in the mid- nineties and worked for GE Capital IT Solutions, Computacenter, 2e2 and Compelsolve before joining Logicalis in 2006 as a Client Director.

Gary promotes a high energy and passion for excellence culture within his Sales Team and the wider Logicalis business and has an unswerving desire to ensure Logicalis truly understand our customers objectives meaning the Logicalis team can deliver the right solutions for success.

Jorge Aguilera Poyato

Jorge Aguilera Poyato

Jorge is Chief Technologist for Security and Software Defined Networking with Logicalis UK.

He defines the Logicalis’ security and SDN strategy and promotes the company’s capabilities in those areas. Providing security thought leadership and vision, he is the company’s ultimate technical reference for security and SDN matters.

Jorge has worked in networks and security for his entire career, with companies such as CDW, NTT and NSC. Working closely with various partners, he has established strong relationships with major vendors such as Cisco and HP, as well as with new players in the data centre and security space.

He sees his mission as helping customers make the best possible network and security decisions for digital transformation in their businesses.

Justin Price

Justin Price

Justin Price is a Data Scientist at Logicalis UK in the Information Insights team. He has a wide experience drawn from the Oil and Gas, Mining, Rail and Construction sectors where he progressed to a senior data analyst at Currie & Brown. Justin is good at getting to understand complex situations and client’s concerns, and was quick to build good relations to help him communicate complex technical ideas to non-technical staff.

In recent years his work has focused on assisting business users get more insight from existing business data using Excel and Tableau. Having studied maths as part of his degree, Justin has found this useful when he later became interested in speeding up reporting or automating heavily repetitive tasks. This has led to him developing a working knowledge of VBA and R which he continues to develop.

Neil Thurston

Neil Thurston

Neil is Logicalis’ Chief Technologist, Hybrid IT.

Looking at emerging technologies and market trends, he drives the direction of the Logicalis Hybrid IT portfolio. He also works closely with customers, helping them understand what’s available and how they could benefit.

Neil has worked with Logicalis since 1997, in roles including network management pre-sales support, and management roles in datacentre infrastructure technologies, application performance management and traffic shaping.

He is fascinated by all aspects of software defined infrastructure and automation.

Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons

Richard has been the Chief Technologist for data and analytics at Logicalis since May 2015. Prior to that he has worked in a number of roles at Logicalis including the manager of the oracle practice, manager of the the Principal consultants services team and the services manager for Information Insights before taking up his current role.

Richard loves the growth of data and analytics across the breadth of technology offerings in the market and how this is enabling real transformational change in business and society. Working with customers to not only understand the vision of what is possible but also to build the practical steps to see that vision become a reality is his core focus.

Sara Sherwani

Sara Sherwani

Sara Sherwani is a Services Consultant, specialising in Service Design for Logicalis UK where she works with various customers focused on optimization and building robust services for the future.

Sara has a varied experience from managing operational teams to designing/transitioning services for software applications and complex integration solutions (including IoT, Business Analytics, IT Operational Support Systems and eCommerce solutions).

Vividly passionate about Service and Customer experience and bringing the possibilities of technology to life for our customers.

Scott Hodges

Scott Hodges

Scott Hodges works as a Delivery Architect within Information Insights at Logicalis.

He is responsible for any aspect of the technical delivery of an end to end analytics solution and helps customer’s roadmap their Business Analytics Landscape, aligning it to their business ambition by gathering and interpreting requirements into a deliverable solution from all levels of business users.

Scott Reynolds

Scott Reynolds

Practice Lead for Hybrid IT, Scott Reynolds has worked with Logicalis since 2007 in several roles in sales. In 2016 as Sales Enablement Manager, Scott was responsible for driving sales and marketing enablement around Hybrid Cloud solutions, Service Management and Information and Data Management. Since taking on the role of Hybrid IT Practice Lead Scott is now responsible for establishing and executing Logicalis’ vision around Hybrid Cloud, Data & Availability, and Operations Management.

With over 20 years in the IT industry, Scott uses his experience as a visionary to see the bigger picture while helping customers understand how they can achieve their goals, by applying a logical approach to drive value.