Simon Reid

Managing Director

Specialising in the transformation of the workplace technologies through cloud adoption and the use of automation. OKTiK delivers a clear journey to the cloud for clients of all sizes, from small start-ups through to large corporates.

We help our customers leverage workplace technologies such as: Office 365, Azure, Amazon Work-spaces, Citrix XenDesktop, Skype for Business, Exchange, SharePoint, System Center, Windows Intune, Windows 10, and Office.

Our team of highly experienced, talented consultants are strong advocates of these technologies, using these to support enterprises that wish to bring improved business agility and a better end user experience in the work place.

Having delivered digital workplace solutions for large clients Enterprises within these sectors FMCG, Finance and Manufacturing, the OKTiK team are trusted experts in workplace transformation

Graham Brant

Commercial Director/CEO OKTiKAsia

Present Role
Commercial Manager – OkTik Ltd

Part of the companies senior management team Graham performs the following key duties;

Drive the entire vision and sales of new products and features to keep the business relevant and competitive
Conduct market and customer research to identify potential features or releases
Manage the roadmap, prioritize product opportunities, refine feature ideas and maintain existing features to drive business goals.
Engage stakeholders in leadership, research, data, and support, and a coordinate across teams to maintain product and strategy alignment.
Coordinate go-to-market strategies when launching a new product or feature.

Daniel Lowe

Technical Product Manager – OkTik Ltd

Daniel is has been performing the role of a lead architect for the past 20 years, specifically working in an enterprise and solution architecture capacity helping deliver enterprise wide changes such as mergers, divestitures, and transformations.
Having worked for large and medium size enterprises, Daniels experience is across multiple sectors including retail and telecommunications, IT, and manufacturing.
However, the vast majority of Daniel’s experience has been within the finance sector, including the following:

Retail Banking
Investment Banking
Commercial Insurance
Life Insurance
General Insurance
Consumer and Business Finance

Part of the companies senior management team Daniel performs the following key duties;

Drive the entire vision and delivery of new products, features to keep the business relevant and competitive
Conduct market and customer research to identify potential features or releases
Manage the roadmap, prioritize product opportunities, refine feature ideas and maintain existing features to drive business goals.
Maintain and update existing features.
Produce high-level product requirements, iterate with your design and engineering teams.
Engage stakeholders in leadership, research, data, and support, and a coordinate across teams to maintain product and strategy alignment.
Coordinate go-to-market strategies when launching a new product or feature.

Wayne Robinson

Enterprise Client Management specialistWindows PowerShell expert.

Wayne has extensive public and private sector experience and has successfully completed multiple Windows 10 and Office 365 migration projects across the globe.
Including for major hardware OEMs, global pharmaceutical companies and the National health service.

Currently responsible for the design, implementation and configuration of a Windows Azure based Configuration Manager Current Branch / Adaptiva OneSite platform.

Architected around a Windows 10 / Office 365 / Microsoft Cloud transformation project. Working closely with / towards eventual transition of platform to BAU staff with fully detailed documentation.

ITIL v2 & V3 qualified
Multiple Microsoft qualifications including Configuration Manager 2007 & 2012

Miha Pihler

Consultant

Consultant and speaker with over 20 years of experience. Wrote number of articles and co-authored books and Microsoft courses. Regular speaker on number of conferences of all sizes.

Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP)
Technical services manager @ 5th Asian Indoor and martial arts games
L3 Engineer Baku 2015 European Games
Security, AD and Exchange Architect for number of Slovenian banks, insurance companies

Active Directory, Exchange Server,
Office 365, Azure AD migration and integration for Coca-Cola European Partners

Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) - Exchange
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) – Active Directory
Former Microsoft MVP – Enterprise Security (13+ years)

Stuart Buchanan

DevOps Lead

Stuart is a very experienced and highly motivated Technical Architect, specialising in enterprise client management, end-user migrations, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Automation / DevOps and technical writing.

As DevOps lead, his role involves the co-ordination of all automation workflows and feature additions to ensure a simplified and consistent user migration experience.

His specific output to the DWF Project is to developing custom C# .Net Applications that tie together the traditional System Center and Azure technologies in a way that is not possible with the existing Microsoft Toolset.

Zac Robinson

Automation & DevOps Expert

Currently responsible for the design, implementation and configuration of a Windows Azure based Orchestrator platform integrating with multiple Azure tenants / on premise domains.

Delivery of Automation to support Windows 10 / O365 / Microsoft Cloud Transformation project.

Leveraging Powershell, Configuration Manager, Active Directory, SQL, Exchange Online, Airwatch APIs.

Simon Geary

Azure and Office 365 Architect

Accomplished consultant with over 20 years experience in delivering transformative workplace solutions.
Currently engaged at Coca-Cola European Partners on the post-merger workplace integration using Azure and Office 365

MCM Exchange
Cisco CCNP
NetApp NCDA
Dell EMC Cloud Architect
VMware VCAP
Citrix CCP-N

Past projects include:
Post-merger workplace integration of SABMiller and AB InBev

Data Centre migration for the European Banking Authority divestment from Banque de France

Led workplace upgrade programme for the European Space Agency

Design and deployment of a private cloud for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Heath Groves

Senior O365 Architect | SharePoint | Full Stack Developer | Azure | Deb Ops Lead

His experience has covered the whole breadth of the Microsoft product stack, from front end consulting, configuration and solution creation through to highly customized and bespoke development (including deployment, scripting and engineering) It was this skill set that allowed him to work directly for Microsoft as a tier 3 shift lead for four years supporting SharePoint Online (Dedicated and Office 365), which is the world’s largest SharePoint infrastructure. Specialties: Microsoft Certified Master: SharePoint (MCM/MCSM) - High end SharePoint 2019 Solutions Architect/Developer and 15 year MCT equally proficient in both front and backend development. He is used to working on large scale projects within large organizations where extreme pressure is common place.

Microsoft Certified Master
Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (SharePoint)
MCT – 16 Years
MCSD
MCITP
MCSE x3
MCSA x3

Kelly Byrne

IT Project Manager

Kelly is an energetic and self-motivated professional with over 10 years’ experience within the Financial Services sector with specialist experience in the Customer, Product and Project Management business areas. Kelly has a proven track record of significant business achievements across a range of corporate activities where the maintenance of effective working relationships, both internally and externally, is essential. Kelly am accustomed to delivering projects on time and on budget and is used to working in challenging, regulated and fast-paced environments.

Liesha Eggink

User Adoption SME and Change Manager

Specialising in change management, Office 365 end user technology consulting, stakeholder management, communications, training, and technical writing.
Focused on supporting businesses to realise the full value of their O365 investment by combining front end technical expertise with proven organisational change consultancy services. As a trusted advisor, Liesha works with clients to develop and deliver their O365 vision and strategy, ensuring the user and user experience is kept front of mind.

Author, Serving Up Office 365 (out soon)
TAP Certificate in Blended Learning
University of Cambridge, Life Coaching
Griffith University, Bachelor of Arts – Asian and Business Studies

DON KIRKHAM JR

DEVOPS/SHAREPOINT DEVELOPER

CONSULTANT FOR SEVERAL ENTERPRISE MIGRATIONS TO O365, PRIMARILY CONCENTRATING ON BUILDING CLOUD SOLUTIONS
DEVELOPED MULTIPLE ENTERPRISE WEB APPLICATIONS
CREATED DEVOPS SOLUTIONS TO AUTOMATE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF MIGRATION PROJECTS
DEVELOPED SHAREPOINT APPLICATIONS FOR O365 AND ON-PREMISES (MOSS 2007- SP 2019)

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED TRAINER
MICROSOFT CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPER

Mimi Ho

General Manager, OKTiK Technology Asia

Mimi has built a successful career in the IT industry, having worked in senior management positions in both multi-national enterprises as well as local start-up businesses

Lead and drive engagement with major clients
Offer a comprehensive line-up of consulting and support service covering all phases in the application development lifecycle, from design, build, deploy, operate to manage.

• Application portfolio rationalization and cloud migration strategy and planning
• Strategy and Transformation consulting
• Business Development
• Industry Focus: Public Sector, E-Service & E-Commerce

James Yip

Subject Matter Expert (Messaging & Collaboration), OkTik Technology Asia

James has over 15 years of experience in providing architecture design, consulting, implementation and support service on Microsoft technologies covering many products: Microsoft SCCM, Hyper-V, WDS, VDI, Office 365, Enterprise Mobility + Security (EMS) and Azure.
He has been architecting MOSS solutions since the launch of the first SharePoint projects in Asia Pacific. He helped clients design and implement MOSS 2007 solutions. He was also the first few IT Professionals who got trained to deploy MOSS 2010 solutions in Hong Kong. Recently, he is working on a number of large-scale O365 deployment in the Asia region.

Certifications
Project Management Professional
Microsoft Certified Trainer
P-seller on Azure
Microsoft Certified IT Professional on MOSS, SQL 2008, Windows 2008, Project Server, Virtualizations, SCCM 2007, SCOM 2007 and .NET Development
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) on 2000 and 2003
Cisco Certified in CCNP
Oracle Certified in Oracle 9i DBA

Steven Dixon

Senior Engineer | SQL | Solutions Architect | Azure | Applications

SQL Subject Matter Expert
SQL Architecture Design
Creation and Maintaining of Migration Database used for User Analysis
Creating and Producing Reports to support the migration project
Creating and Maintaining Migration Dashboards
Maintaining and Fixing Avanade Database
Assisting in investigating SQL Related Issues for any of Coke’s SQL Instances
Advising Coke in any aspect of SQL

Change Control Manager
Managing and Tracking Service Now Change Control Entries

BcS(Honours) IT & Computing
Diploma in IT
Diploma in Computing
MCTS Configuring Windows Client MCTS SQL Server Implementation and Maintenance
MCP Managing and Maintaining Windows Server
ITIL Foundation Course

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