Neil Fowler leads the Application Modernization and Connectivity (AMC) Product Group for Micro Focus. Neil joined Micro Focus in 1991 and played a key role in R&D as a technical architect in Enterprise Solutions. With significant experience of helping hundreds of customers deliver modernization projects he has been at the forefront of product architecture and strategy across COBOL, Mainframe Solutions, CORBA and Host Connectivity. Over the past 25 years Neil has held a number of different leadership roles responsible for strategy, acquisition integration and product design and delivery. Prior to his current role, Neil was Vice President for Engineering in AMC. He has a degree in Physics and Computer Science from Brunel University.