Barry is currently Chief Architect for IDesign (www.idesign.net), and in Sweden works for Ecru Consulting. He is a former Chief Solutions Architect within Microsoft Consulting Service Western Europe. He has a background in distributed systems, SOA, and IoT. At Microsoft he has served as the global lead for the Solution Architects Community, the IoT Lead for Western Europe, and was a founder of the Swedish Windows Azure User Group. He is one of nine CITA-P certified Architects in Sweden and has been a regular presenter at internal Microsoft events.