Chris Allen
Key Account Manager

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers

Location: Harrow, United Kingdom

Awards earned:





Level: LEVEL 02

12 month points: 288 ptsView details

Total points: 332 pts

Infrastructure 70
Strategy 60
Windows 31
Security 3
SaaS 2
Cloud Computing
Windows Server
Business Development
Microsoft Office
System Administration
Lead Generation
Business Analysis
Network Administration
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Disaster Recovery
Technical Support
Information Technology
Account Management
Cloud Computing IaaS
Microsoft Azure
Computer Hardware
Business-to-Business (B2B)
IT Management
IT Strategy
Cold Calling
Social Media Marketing


Microsoft Engagement Specialist

Cloud Direct

July 2016 - February 2018

Cloud Direct are one of the UK’s leading Microsoft Cloud specialists for the following reasons:

►Guest speakers at Microsoft’s Future Decoded last year and this year about Azure
►Guest speakers at Microsoft’s Inspire event this year about Microsoft 365
►Early testers of Microsoft 365 and took part in the initial development
►One of the top 15 partners in the UK with regards to total Azure in use via our clients
►One of the first companies in the UK to roll out Microsoft 365 Business in the UK
►Premium Microsoft Support FREE for all our clients
►3 Microsoft P-Sellers at your disposal
►8 Microsoft gold accreditation's
►ISO 270001 & 27000 accredited
►Migrated over 4000 companies to the cloud
►Azure Site Recovery Automation, Office 365 and Azure cost analysis IP
►G-cloud 9 provider of 10 cloud services to government bodies
►'Best Cloud Services Provider' finalist in The UK Cloud Awards 2017
►Investors in People - Gold

Interested? Simply connect or inbox me here, I will then happily arrange a FREE consultation, after which we will decide together on the best course of action.

Advisory Board Member - The Future of Cloud Technology


September 2017 - March 2018's 'Advisory Board as a Service' platform, powered by AI to allow clients and partners to engage directly with custom panels of experts to provide impartial and relevant advice on specific subjects at speed.

I act as an impartial adviser responding to any questions given based on my experience from both my and businesses I've dealt with perspectives.

Account Manager


April 2018 - Present

COMPAREX is one of the world’s leading IT service providers and no. 1 software license management company in the EMEA markets.

No.1 Microsoft Partner in EMEA and 6th Globally
No.1 Citrix Partner in EMEA – Citrix Platinum Partner
No.2 Adobe Partner EMEA - European Certified Platinum Partner
No.7 Symantec Partner Worldwide
Acronis Platinum Reseller
Autodesk Gold Partner
IBM Global Premier Business Partner
McAfee Platinum Partner
Micro Focus Platinum Partner
Quest Platinum Partner
Sophos Gold Partner
Trend Micro Gold Partner
Veeam Platinum Partner
VMware EMEA Regional Premier Partner

With the statement “By Your Side in a Digital World”, COMPAREX underlines its goal to inspire customers with possibilities and opportunities for their digital transformation, by addressing key customer priorities.

The COMPAREX Group employs more than 2,450 people at over 80 locations in 35 countries across Europe, Asia and the Americas. In the fiscal year 2017/18 the COMPAREX Group generated a revenue of € 2,533 million / $ 2,965 million

  • Oct 2018 - Oct 2018

    Participated on a KnowledgeStream™: "The Future of Innovation for the Fortune 500"

    Fortune 500
    Innovation Management
    Strategic Partnerships
    Disruptive Technologies
    Technology Development