Mike comes from a strong technical and analytical background with a PhD in Atomic and Molecular Physics. He started his IT career in 2000, transitioning into healthcare IT in 2005. Mike met Joe on the BT Spine 1 as a fellow member of the Spine Wide architecture team, where Mike was the Lead Messaging Architect.
Mike provides strategic and technical consultancy advice to our customers, helping them navigate the complexity of healthcare IT and interoperability. Over the years, he has been a serial innovator and looks at novel approaches for solving or streamlining business and technical problems. Mike is keen to maintain a hands-on knowledge of IT, he enjoys doing development when he has the time as well as being the product and technical owner of our in-house products.
Joe has worked in healthcare IT since 2004 when he joined the first NHS Spine project as part of the National Programme for IT. He often says that since then he has been making up for the sins of the past. Today he advises everyone from the boards of the central NHS bodies to local charities and healthcare organisations on the best way to approach technology change and the best way to harness its potential to provide actual benefits for patients and health services.