I previously managed the Microsoft TechNet UK and Microsoft Developer UK Social accounts for Microsoft UK in Reading. Part of the Microsoft UK social team moved over to MRM//McCann UK. My role involved: 

  • Managing Microsoft Developer UK and TechNet UK Twitter and Facebook accounts using Sprinklr and Opal social media tools.
  • Creating social plans and attended Microsoft events such as #TechDaysOnline, Future Decoded and Microsoft Reactor events.
  • Creating quarterly performance reports, fortnightly social listening reports, campaign reports; moderated & selected content, created assets & copy, promoted Cloud Developer Advocates & Learn Services.
  • Building relationships with the community and solving technical problems.
  • Took a wide range of training courses from Microsoft and MRM such as Advertising law, Geopolitical awareness, GDPR, Brand Strategy & more


Here is a handy guide I wrote to add closed captioning to Facebook!

How to add closed captioning to Facebook! (subtitles)

I was lucky enough to attend Microsoft Ignite where I was working as part of the social media team looking after social whilst putting out live updates across the Microsoft channels. I had a good look around the event and talked with many of the companies working there. I was very impressed with Power Bi analytics, Microsoft Hololense and other VR applications. I was also very impressed with Microsoft’s commitment to accessibility. Here are a few highlights from the show:

As part of my role, I got to attend TechDays Online at the Microsoft Reactor in London where I was live-posting content over the three days.  TechDays Online focused on topics such as Mixed Reality, Containers & Microservices, Data & AI and Quantum Computing.  Here are some of the highlights:

I was also lucky enough to attend the London Tech Week conference at the ExCel in London with an all access pass. I found the talks incredibly insightful and enjoyed seeing the latest technologies on display.



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