Mr Julian Vizor
Julian is a University Mentor on the BSc Digital and Technology Solutions Degree Apprenticeship programme and joined the team in November 2019. Julian's previous career was in software development management at IBM and other USA based software companies. During this time, Julian delivered numerous commercially successful software product developments, in domains such as data integration, data transformation and AI.
He has in depth experience of evolving software through the product maturity life-cycle and contributing to enterprise level software product transition from on-premises to Cloud. With a focus on quality and efficiency, Julian has led definition and adoption of software development processes, including Agile practices, at both local team and enterprise levels.
As a people manager, Julian has had responsibility for leading and nurturing teams of up to 25 engineers, including management of resources in remote locations (UK, USA and India). He has broad experience of mentoring team members with varying levels of experience/expertise, including interns, graduates, mid-career engineers and first-line managers. This is an area in which Julian has latterly chosen to focus his energy, by joining the DTS programme to help support and guide apprentices as they embark on their own career journey.