dr Christopher Royles
Field CTO, Cloudera
Dr Christopher Royles is the Field CTO for EMEA at Cloudera. He helps organisations innovate through the use of data, working across industries that are regulated and organisations where data privacy is critical. Chris’s focus is on the development of skills and methods for migration to the Enterprise Data Cloud. Chris holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence from Liverpool University which he subsequently applied to voice recognition and voice dialogue systems. Chris has advised on Government Open Data initiatives as part of the Open Data User Group (ODUG) and sat on the quick wins stream of the UK Government Cloud Program (GCloud). Previously Chris has held roles at Oracle, Pitney Bowes and Vicorp.