Group Managing Director, Europe, Middle East and South Asia, ThoughtWorks
Chris Murphy is Group Managing Director for global software consultancy, ThoughtWorks, across Europe, the Middle East and South Asia, where he is responsible for over a dozen ThoughtWorks offices across Turkey, India, Spain, Germany, Italy and the UK. Chris works closely with leading organisations in those regions to help them obtain a sustained competitive position through the innovative application of technology.
Prior to assuming his current role, Chris has also held positions in ThoughtWorks of President & Chief Strategy Officer, AsiaPac Managing Director, European European Head of Operations, and European Legal Counsel. Prior to ThoughtWorks, he worked as a technology and intellectual property lawyer in private practice in Australia and the UK, and as a software developer and sessional instructor in computer science.
Chris has Bachelors degrees in Science and Law from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Masters degrees in Information Technology and Law (Intellectual Property) from Monash University, Australia. A qualified lawyer, he is admitted to practice in Australia, England & Wales.