Darren is the Chief Solution Architect for Public Sector at Intel, where he works directly with governments and enterprise organizations to help modernize their IT organizations. Through several executive and management positions (CIO, Director of Engineering), Darren has developed a unique ability to bring technology, people (culture), and processes together to provide real transformational change to organizations. He currently hosts a weekly podcast, "Embracing Digital Transformation," where he interviews other industry experts on data transformation through data architectures, cloud migration, cloud-native application development, service orchestration, and hybrid cloud data center architectures. His research has resulted in patents in the cloud and grid computing infrastructures that have been used in companies to decrease product development lifecycle time through build, test, and deployment optimization, virtualization, and containerization. Darren is a published author with three books on technology and technology management and over 50 articles published in several industry trade magazines. He is currently working on a Ph.D. in technology innovation management.