Speech Fundamentals

One of the main reasons I took a career change out of technical support into the sales and solutioning world, was that it allowed me to merge my passions, of technology and effective communication & presenting. The Solution Architecture department at Rackspace runs a #NerdandLearn… Read More »Speech Fundamentals

Virtual Reality

As part of wider learning and breaking out of the normal training cycles, our Solution Architecture department run a “Nerd and Learn” session once a month, where anyone can present on a hobby or craft or passion they are involved in. Last week, we had… Read More »Virtual Reality

7 Years at The Rack

This month saw me complete 7 years at Rackspace. I am extremely grateful for the journey, learnings and mentorship along the way. The Rack truly is a great place to work, our achievements and awards are testaments to this, but aside from verification and validation,… Read More »7 Years at The Rack

Marketing Interns

Today, I was very humbled to be interviewed by our marketing interns at Rackspace. I was asked questions about my career, industry readiness and personal development. We went on a journey through my life, from graduating from university to my first role in the working… Read More »Marketing Interns

Mock Interviews

Today Rackspace gave back to the community at Kings International College in Camberley. We led a workshop presentation representing the IT sector demonstrating that IT jobs don’t have to be boring, especially at a forward-thinking and fast-paced company like Rackspace. Rik and I also assisted… Read More »Mock Interviews


Many of you will know, I work for Rackspace and sometimes we get up to some fun quirky stuff.I’m most often asked if we actually do any work. Trust me we do, it’s work hard, play hard. A year or two ago, very spontaneously, we… Read More »Pressure

Hour of Code

Today, I went back to school, not to learn, but to give back. Rackspace is generous enough to give it’s employees time to give back to the community, through social means, through charitable time and efforts and plenty of other noble causes.…/information/events/rackgivesback We have set up an… Read More »Hour of Code

AWS Solutions Architect

Successfully attained my first certificate on the Amazon Web Services platform, I am now a Certified Solutions Architect – Associate, with knowledge of the curriculum to design and deploy scalable, highly available and fault tolerant systems.   I used A Cloud Guru‘s learning material, and highly recommend Ryan… Read More »AWS Solutions Architect