Jay Parmar

Having worked within IT architecture for more than 10 years and IT for 25 years, Jay (Searchlight’s CTO) has built a successful career in designing and overseeing the implementation of end-to-end integrated systems that drive revenue and improve efficiency for some of the UK’s leading companies.

Embedding strong architecture processes into organisational practices and developing strategy, roadmaps and delivering business benefits through planned change are some of his greatest attributes.

Throughout Jay’s career he has built a strong reputation for providing architectural leadership and direction across a range of domains such as Digital (Mobile and Ecommerce), CRM, Data, Integration, ERP, Infrastructure and key applications architectures.

Jay has an innate ability to understand complex ideas and have developed ‘big data’ strategies, proof-of-concepts, business capability and Target Operating Models to exploit new capabilities across a wide range of industries including Retail, Financial Services, Media and B2B Services.

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