Gerry Reilly joined HDR UK in June 2018 to lead the development of the Institute’s technology and infrastructure strategy. Gerry graduated from Queen Mary College (now Queen Mary University of London) in Physics and Electronics and then joined Sony Broadcast and Communications undertaking research in digital video. After Sony, he joined Stewart Hughes leading software development for helicopter health diagnostics before moving to Digital Equipment where he held a variety of technical and management roles in both the engineering and business development areas. Gerry then joined IBM where he held a number of roles including Vice President for Event Services in the IBM Cloud and Watson Group. Gerry also played a key role in IBM’s relationship with academia, initially with the University of York and subsequently leading the IBM partnership with Queen Mary University of London. Gerry is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, Chartered Engineer and Chartered IT Professional.