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Hey I’m Nick! I build & lead teams who create products & solutions that help people do more.
I am a passionate technical leader & full-stack software architect with over 14 years’ experience in designing & delivering large–scale commercial cloud SaaS software solutions, predominantly using Microsoft technologies.
As a hands-on leader, I have a proven track record of building effective on-site & remote software teams, based on the sharing of good practice, defining clear processes, implementing best-of-breed systems and shipping quality code.
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Go placidly amid the noise and haste,and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrenderbe on good terms with
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