With a long history of commercial software development spanning decades, and 15 years alone working at design and build agencies. Darren has had the opportunity to deliver websites and systems for some of the largest household names. Darren also spent a decade developing software for the financial services sector. Darren started as a developer and worked up through the ranks to architect, before moving into more technical leadership roles, but never lost his passion for code! He is also passionate about leading the design and delivery, and making sure the whole team enjoy the ride, encouraging them to be the best that they can be! When he’s not reading about software development, or watching videos about software development, he is really into VR, particularly Flight Simulation. Darren also loves reading, reading an average of 50 books per year!