Damien has over thirteen years’ experience spanning enterprise software and business strategy, with a track-record pursuing excellence for his clients, and helping them align technology with their business goals. He is currently the Microsoft Global Technology Strategist for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Previously, he was on the management team at Artirix, a SaaS provider of Search solutions. His career to date spans Business Consulting, Product Management, Sales, Engineering and R&D throughout roles at Microsoft, FAST and Autonomy (now HP). Damien holds a Masters in Engineering Science from Oxford University, and a patent on the application of search technology to expert location.