Simon joined Six Degrees in 2020, following a successful period at Rackspace where he was VP Global Solutions & Services EMEA. Simon is an accomplished technology leader, with over 20 years of experience in IT.
For the past five years Simon has been leading the way in driving the innovation of cloud solutions across multiple regions.
“I believe Six Degrees has the potential to be the biggest name in the UK secure cloud services market. The company has seen a great deal of success to date, and I’m excited to build on this success by further enhancing the mission-critical integrated solutions we deliver to clients."
David joined Six Degrees in April 2022 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Six Degrees David worked for Capita, where he served in a variety of roles, including Director of Group Finance and Interim Group CFO. David has previously worked in senior leadership roles with several pedigree brands, including Vodafone, Colt, BT Openreach, RBS, and Deloitte.Read David's authored content here
"Six Degrees' fantastic portfolio speaks to what sets us apart from the mid-market; security is integrated through all of our products and services, particularly our cloud technology and our array of innovative solutions, which supports our new, hybrid way of working. There is immense opportunity in this space and Six Degrees has been up-front about its ambitions to scale; I'm excited to be at the forefront of that journey. We're in an increasingly complex, increasingly crowded space and I believe Six Degrees has the capacity to make doing business easy for our clients."
Chris joined Six Degrees in January 2023 as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Six Degrees Chris worked for Clario, a provider of clinical trial endpoint services, where he served as Global VP, Client Success. Previously he was with Rackspace, where he undertook a number of senior exec roles, including interim COO and VP – Customer Success and Operations for EMEA.Read Chris's authored content here
"In this post-pandemic world, Six Degrees’ catalogue of secure, cloud-led technologies has never been more relevant. Six Degrees advocates the importance of digital transformation for businesses to survive and thrive; as we look set to remain in ‘unprecedented times’, this is just as vital for us, too.
Six Degrees has undertaken a huge amount of work over the last 12 months to reshape itself and its services in line with the needs of businesses today. I'm excited to be picking up the mantle and sharing with our first-rate portfolio of customers, along with the wider market, what their own ‘great leap forward’ could look like.
Gareth is our Chief Revenue Officer, and he joined Six Degrees in late-2021. Gareth brings with him over 15 years’ experience guiding businesses through digital transformation, particularly in areas aligned with Six Degrees’ own expertise: public cloud, cyber security, agile workspace technology and professional services. Gareth joined Six Degrees from Rackspace, where he was most recently Sales Director.Read Gareth's authored content here
“The last few years have brought about a fundamental shift in how we do business. Organisations now better understand that cloud and cyber security are a journey, rather than a destination. Ways to optimise growth and ROI are constantly evolving, even as an increasingly complicated data security landscape presents greater reputational, financial and legal risks. Finding the right partner to guide your business is absolutely critical. I’m thrilled to work with Six Degrees, with its impressive track record of working with its clients to shape a technology roadmap that protects and promotes their businesses.”
Caroline is our Chief Legal Officer, and she joined Six Degrees in 2023. Caroline brings with her over 20 years’ experience working in both the UK and the US, with significant expertise in complex technology transactions including AI, payment services, IP, data privacy, security, licensing, and outsourcing. Caroline has previously held a series of senior leadership roles within the technology sector with high-profile brands including GoCardless, Rackspace, and BT.Read Caroline's authored content here
“I am delighted to join the team here. Six Degrees has been open in that it is undergoing an ambitious transformation as it prepares to scale. With my extensive experience in steering businesses through complex technology and growth challenges, I feel perfectly positioned to support Six Degrees and its customers towards deeper, long-term partnerships, assuring mutual success through game-changing cloud and security technology.”
As our Chief Product and Technology Officer, Chris’ role is to ensure we have the right proposition for our customers, with the right mix of products and services. Chris is an experienced technology leader, and he joined us from online education provider insendi, where his role as Chief Product and Technology Officer focused on their mission to create compelling digital learning experiences for students globally. Chris has previously worked in senior leadership roles with several pedigree brands, including Thomas International, Pearson, and Rackspace.Read Chris's authored content here
“There is a fantastic team here at Six Degrees. Together, our mission is to deliver secure, integrated cloud services to the market. Having spent significant time working in precisely the kind of businesses Six Degrees exists to serve, I bring my experiences to my team as we execute our exciting roadmap of innovative new cloud and security products.”
Lindsay joined Six Degrees Group in 2018 as Head of Reward and People Operations. Prior to his appointment as CPO in May 2022, he served as Executive Operations Director where, alongside the leadership team, he worked to define and implement Group strategy.
Lindsay has over 20 years’ experience in HR. Prior to Six Degrees, he worked in a series of senior HR roles covering the UK and Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. He has a varied background in organisations spanning the public, not-for-profit, and private sectors, including PE-backed and listed businesses.Read Lindsay's authored content here
"When we say, ‘people are at the heart of what we do’, that’s not just lip service. It is the passion of our people that will ultimately deliver an outstanding experience for our clients. This, in turn, will see Six Degrees really differentiate itself as the UK’s leading secure technology solutions provider. For me, that all comes from creating a truly inclusive environment where every individual can thrive. I’m excited to continue to champion that from this role."
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