Jay brings a strong blend of broad functional and domain knowledge in cloud and technology infrastructure, backed by deep technical expertise. With 20 years of professional engagements as a technologist, he has led and delivered multiple large-scale projects spanning the areas of advisory, strategy, migrations, technical architecture and design, cost optimization, innovation, and go-to-market.

An MBA from London Business School, Jay holds multiple professional certifications such as FinOps Certified Practitioner, Google Cloud Certification, Amazon Web Services Certification, Red Hat OpenShift Accreditation and Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner.

He is a leading contributing member for the FinOps Foundation working group - "Architecting for cost efficiency."

Key Engagements:

  • Infrastructure and cloud transformation / cost optimization: Completed a detailed infrastructure and cloud assessment at a large Middle Eastern bank to reduce costs by approx. 30% to support the growth strategy
  • FinOps and Cloud cost optimization: Identified 25% cost savings for a large UK Tier 1 Telco using a range of commercial and architectural levers 
  • Cloud innovation: Provided go-to-market leadership by shaping more than 30 pilots to accelerate modernization and hybrid and multi-cloud adoption
  • Technology services and portfolio development: Developed a range of cloud-services SKUs for the telco market (cloud migration, multi-cloud management, software-defined storage)
  • Technology program turnaround: Rescued a fledgling private cloud implementation at a large Tier 1 telco by providing technical and product leadership