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Stephen Morris

Hands on CTO with full tech and business expertise

Can work in or around Kingston upon Thames

  • 51.4096
  • -0.3063
  • Suggested rate £886 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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  • around Kingston upon Thames and 50km


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Skills (26)


You've Got This!

Fractional CTO

London, England, United Kingdom

January 2020 - Today (3 years and 1 month)

A business moving from start-up to scale-up territory as CTO this is a very hands-on role building the foundations of the You've Got This! platform and helping to ensure the product is built in a future-proof and forward-thinking manner. This role involves working on a Microsoft software stack with a cloud-first mindset to ensure agility and scale can be achieved later.


Fractional CTO / Senior IT Advisor

London, England, United Kingdom

January 2020 - Today (3 years and 1 month)

Fractional CTO helping to advise smaller businesses on everything IT while also helping larger businesses to apply best practise and get the most from their development resources / teams, in-house and outsourced. Helping to advise on systems architecture, with a good understanding of security, housekeeping best-practice, opportunities and use of the cloud and lastly, generally what is possible with IT even if it is on the forefront of innovation. Working with clients who generally use the Microsoft technology stack along with Azure however also working with some clients utilising GCP and AWS. Lastly to help by being a conduit between IT tech employees and management to help the business align their goals with the tech team and vice-versa.

Driven Worldwide Ltd

Global IT Director / CTO / Fractional CTO

Blackheath, London

March 2003 - Today (19 years and 11 months)

Responsible for part running the day to day of a £12m SME business, while acting as a dedicated forward-thinking CTO. Responsible for internal and external innovation for the niche and premium ground transportation sector focused in particular on financial roadshows. Hands-on and directly running a team responsible for all the infrastructure and systems alongside. Very hands-on and involved in our market-leading in-house systems developed for this niche industry. Holding a board seat and responsible for IT budgets and long-term plans alongside cross-functional business plans.

JPMorgan Chase


December 2001 - July 2002 (7 months)

Software developer focused on Microsoft stack alongside Sybase (which was the JPM approved DB stack).

Phoenix Database Technologies

Associate Systems Developer / Senior Systems Developer

London, England, United Kingdom

September 1998 - March 2001 (2 years and 6 months)

Starting as a graduate software developer working on VB6 and then onto VB .Net and C# .Net applications along with a good grounding in SQL server. Promoted in place to a senior developer and often on-site at customer offices helping understand requirements / build systems/ troubleshoot issues. Working with clients including - - London Fire - BBC - Trillium

Alternative Business Solutions


Witney, England, United Kingdom

July 1996 - August 1997 (1 year and 1 month)

Starting as an intern software developer working on my sandwich year with VB projects and SQL server. Flourished working on-site at customer offices helping to understand requirements, build systems and troubleshoot issues. Clients I personally worked with are: - Woodchester Bank - Ryvita - Land Securities