Phil Wilson


Phil is a software developer and cloud systems architect with a wealth of experience from many industries including Space and Satcomms, Defence, National Security, Energy and Utilities and Finance. Phil has a passion for new and emerging technologies and a talent for designing innovative solutions to meet customer needs.

In the last 5 years Phil has specialised in designing and building Internet Of Things (IoT) systems using cloud technologies, including a flagship IoT project for Microsoft connecting thousands of Thyssenkrupp lifts and elevators to the internet. This project was demonstrated by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at the 2014 Worldwide Partner Conference to demonstrate the “business model transformation” achieved by the project for Thyssenkrupp. History:- Principal Cloud Architect for CGI IT UK’s Internet of Things framework.- Architect and Lead Developer for a joint CGI/Microsoft UK project connecting thousands of Thyssenkrupp Elevators, enabling predictive maintenance and realtime monitoring.- Defence Research Lead – setting out the future vision for UK MOD Radio communications technology strategy and participating in research projects to work towards that vision.- Defence Business Development Consultant – growing CGI’s business in the Defence Communications and Spectrum domainOutside of work Phil is a husband and father of two young boys.


On the rare moments he is not parenting or building technology, Phil likes to push his physical limits with various exercise-based hobbies including ultra-running, ultra-distance triathlon, rock climbing and several martial arts.