Alex is a business-driven Consulting Architect/ Programme Manager with a background in IT Strategy and Architectural design. His expertise relates to Enterprise and Solution architecture and he is certified against the TOGAF 9 methodology. He is able to fulfil the role of Project and Programme Management, having completed the IBM PM accreditation Programme. and provide Advisory Consultancy services. Alex has undertaken a number of roles in his career and has exposure to Digital Software Development and Testing; Hardware Manufacturing and Sales; Infrastructure Services and Strategic Outsourcing; Consultancy Services. He is able to engage throughout a programme life cycle and has experience of working in New Business Development and Client Relationships.
Upon attaining the Senior IT specialist certification, Alex was invited to join the British Computer Society, where he was elected to the Green IT committee. The objective of the committee is the promotion of sustainable practices within technology and the development of technology solutions needed in the delivery of carbon dioxide reduction.
Over time he has developed his expertise by becoming a subject matter expert for sustainable IT standards and approaches.
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MD of Carbon 3IT. John owns and runs Carbon3IT Ltd, a sustainable IT consultancy, which provides IT energy auditing software and physical smart metering solutions. It also provides Sustainable IT consultancy. I have recently completed a BSc in Technology with Environment and Development with the Open University. John has been in the industry since 1981 when he started his apprenticeship with BT, he have bid and project management experience, is a certified PRINCE 2 practitioner, holds the ISEB / BCS Foundation Certificate in Green IT & the EU Code of Conduct for Data Centres. He lives in a tiny village outside of Warwick, with website www.carbon3it.com. He is a member of the BCS Data Centre specialist group committee.
Margaret Ross MBE
Margaret is Professor of Software Quality at Solent University. She is active on the BCS Green IT specialist group qualifications. She is on various committees, including BCS Quality specialist group, BCS e-Learning specialist group, BCSWomen and very active in both the branches and specialist group communities of the BCS. Margaret is CSci, CEng, CITP, FBCS, FHEA and also Honorary FBCS. Email email@example.com, please put Green IT specialist group in the subject line.
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Tom Jackson (BSc (Hons), PhD) is a highly accomplished Professor of Information and Knowledge Management with over 20 years of experience in research and industrial consultancy. He has secured over £40M of research funding and is well-known for his creation of EMOTIVE, a system with the world's best f-measure for fine-grained emotion detection. His research includes pioneering work on the dark side of Digital Decarbonisation, the impact of interrupts in the workplace, and the first model of information overload. He has published over 160 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences and is the Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Knowledge Management and Research Practice. Tom's expertise includes creating data-generated consumer and citizen personas, developing user-friendly data dashboards, social listening, and data usage optimization. He has worked with various organizations such as the UN's Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, DSTL, and global automotive manufacturers.
Peter spent most of his professional career in the technology reseller channel, taking on various roles, over a decade of which was heading up a Systems Integrator based in the south of the UK. It was during his time running a reseller business that his interest in sustainability deepened, Peter now sits on various steering groups both technology and business focussed.
Describing himself as an “entrepreneurial advisor and mentor”, Peter specialises in the intersection of technology and sustainability and enjoys the challenge of guiding organisations towards a better understanding of the current environmental footprint related to technology and, in turn, assisting them in charting a path to a sustainable, or even regenerative, future.
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