Calligo, the most technically advanced and secure offshore cloud service provider, today announced 4 new members to the Calligo team – Tom Hacquoil, Mark Herridge, Lori Moran and Holly Morison – to support the increasing demand for CalligoCloud services, as well as a focus on in-house software development to provide web-based applications to its customer base to aid and complement their move to the cloud.
“I am delighted to welcome Tom, Mark, Lori and Holly to our growing team,” commented Julian Box, Chief Executive Officer, Calligo. “We are seeing an exponential increase in the demand for our cloud services. Hiring these individuals to support this increase is in line with our strategy set out at the beginning of the year. As more and more organisations understand the benefits that cloud computing brings to their business, they are coming to Calligo to deliver their cloud services requirements.”
About the new hires
Tom Hacquoil – Director, Software Development
As head of the software development team, Tom is responsible for the development of Calligo software that will enable and enhance customers’ move to the cloud. Initially, this development will focus on cloud management software and tools that highlight the benefits of moving to the cloud for specific workloads but will broaden out into other tools and applications in due course. As an ambitious, young entrepreneur, Tom brings a wealth of experience developing bespoke SaaS platforms and products and, prior to joining Calligo, was Managing Director of Infuse Internet that specialises in web development and hosting. Alongside his role at Calligo, Tom is part of the Education and Skills Technical Action Group (TAG) at Digital Jersey.
Mark Herridge – Director, Project Services
Mark joins Calligo from CPA Global Ltd where he was their Global Server and Storage Manager. At Calligo he is responsible for the design and implementation of Calligo cloud service offerings, ensuring a smooth on-boarding of clients and handover to the Service Delivery team. With a track record of delivering optimal solutions to meet business requirements Mark has significant experience in managing outsourced services, strategy development, infrastructure consolidation, virtualisation, disaster recovery and change management. Mark holds several IT certifications including Prince2 Practitioner, ITIL Foundation and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), along with various Microsoft and VMware certifications.
Lori Moran – Cloud Services Manager
Lori manages the cloud services department and has overall responsibility for supporting the clients on the Calligo platform. Also joining Calligo from CPA Global Ltd, where she was responsible for 2nd and 3rd line support, Lori is well versed in client satisfaction and has a background in helpdesk and support having previously worked at Mourant and Standard Bank in a variety of support roles. Lori is experienced in Business Analysis and Project Management as well as having worked with Windows Server, SQL, Active Directory and SharePoint. She has certifications in ITIL, Citrix and VMware.
Holly Morison – Marketing Manager
Holly joins Calligo as Marketing Manager, overseeing all of the company’s marketing and promotional activities. Previously, Holly was marketing officer at Bedell and brings a depth of experience gained over nine years working with distinguished brands and organisations, such as the internationally acclaimed wildlife charity; Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. Holly graduated from the world-renown Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, with upper second class honors in Music, Theatre and Entertainment Management.