Programme Team: Chris O’Brien, MVP | Independent, UK

Chris O’Brien is an independent consultant but has a long-standing relationship with Content and Code (UK), where he currently acts as Head of Development. In this role Chris oversees a group of around 20 developers, with responsibility for best practice, development standards and team readiness around Office 365, SharePoint and Azure. In addition, Chris does hands-on work, and has led the implementation of large Office 365 hybrid solutions which feature heavy use of cloud development techniques, including SharePoint Apps and Azure. As a SharePoint MVP for the last 9 years, Chris is a regular speaker at SharePoint conferences and writes an architecture and dev-focused blog at In the past Chris has worked for Microsoft as a SharePoint field engineer.