Cloud Cultures

united kingdom

Producing a vision of excellence

Learn how the United Kingdom delivers on innovations with a relentless pursuit of quality.

The Culture of the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom’s size belies its achievements. It has a long and storied history as a leader of innovation. As a set of small island nations, the United Kingdom has always taken its place in the world not through the production of mass tangible goods but in the thought leadership and prestige that comes with being best-in-class.

Joining the team to tap into the United Kingdom’s vibrant Cloud Culture are Lizzie Donnachie, a Microsoft Product Marketing Director, and Kwadwo (Kojo) Benko, a Microsoft Digital Lead, both based in the United Kingdom. With their help, we will uncover the essence of the United Kingdom’s digital transformation and explore the region’s spirited technology landscape.

Our featured stories

Rolls Royce Engines

Lizzie connects with Stuart Hughes, Chief Information Officer at Rolls Royce Engines. For over 100 years, Rolls-Royce has delivered excellence through its engines. As a broad-based power and propulsion provider, they operate in some of the most complex, critical systems at the heart of global society. Doing so for the next 100 years will require a transition to new ways of working.

Read our customer story and discover how digitalization is driving innovation at Rolls Royce Engines.

London Stock Exchange Group

Corey joins Tony McCarthy, Chief Information Officer at the London Stock Exchange Group, one of the world’s leading providers of financial markets infrastructure delivering financial data, analytics, news and index products to more than 40,000 customers in 190 countries.


Kojo sits down with Ben Moore, Chief Executive Officer of vCreate, to discuss how Microsoft Azure helped them scale as their business grew, while meeting regulatory compliance requirements. vCreate is an innovative business operating in the sphere of healthcare. It develops secure video technology that connects patients, families and clinical teams for improved diagnostic management and enhanced family-focused care.

Read our customer story and discover how digitalization is driving innovation at vCreate.


Corey meets up with Ashok Reddy, Chief Executive Officer for KX, a global provider of vector database technology for time-series, real-time, and embedded data that provides context and insights at the speed of thought. Enabling the processing and analysis of time series and historical data at speed and scale, KX gives developers, data scientists, and engineers the tools to build high-performance data-driven applications that uncover deeper insights and drive transformative business innovation.

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