Adept4 appoints industry authority Mike Williams as chief technology officer as it continues its journey to become one of the UK’s premier managed cloud services providers.
The appointment comes as the company begins a period of investment in its managed and cloud services portfolio.
Mike brings an exceptional tenure in the managed services space, with a specific focus on Microsoft technologies. His 30 years' experience culminated in seven years at Microsoft where he was a technology strategist assisting MSPs in growing revenue through building services-led portfolios.
With a proven track record and extensive experience in service development, architecture and product marketing strategy, in his new role Mike will be responsible for the strategic development and delivery of managed services portfolio and fostering eco-system partnerships, while leading, coaching and developing the services and delivery teams.
Mike comments on his appointment:
“I am delighted to be joining Adept4 at such an exciting and important time as it embarks on a new era of growth. I have a passion for technology and the role it can play in an organisation’s success. Working with an exceptional team I intend to deliver a compelling, market leading proposition and roadmap for Adept4 as a leading provider of cloud technology, transformation programmes and outstanding customer service.”
David Griffiths, managing director, Adept4 comments:
“We are thrilled to have Mike on board. His passion and commitment are representative of Adept4’s ethos and we welcome his expertise in delivering client focused thought leadership.”
As chief technology officer, Mike will focus heavily on ensuring Adept4 is properly tooled to engage in a deeper level of managed services. With the increase in cloud computing opportunities and the ongoing changes to the Microsoft partner ecosystem, Mike intends to work closely with his teams to deliver a noticeably improved set of competencies and a superior range of skills.
“We don't just want to satisfy our clients, we want to be an ongoing partner in their success,” explains Mike. “That means helping to innovate for them. We want to be the partner that ensures change at the speed of business.”
Mike is particularly keen to work with the software development team to build out the practice. He says:
“Adept4 has an exceptional resource in this team. I’m incredibly excited to be in a positon to steer a new innovation wave, bringing new unique features and add-ons to the SME market.”