Q&A: Vlad Botic, Norton Rose Fulbright

We chat to the law firm's chief enterprise architect - and Leaderboard member - about the power of technology.

Describe your role in three words?

Reducing unnecessary effort.

Who is your tech hero? And why?

Nikola Tesla for inventing alternating current (AC) electricity supply system and wireless transmission of power and energy.

I believe that technology can be great enabler. The thing that I most enjoy in my role is being able to provide technology to remove the mundane and help people use their time being creative. 

What does your current role involve?

My current role involves strategy, architecture and design, with a strong focus on governance and risk.

How did you arrive at your current role?

I arrived at my current role by working my way up through number of IT infrastructure roles. My background is infrastructure and security.

Did you always want to work in IT?

No!

What do you enjoy most about your role/working in IT?

I believe that technology can be great enabler. The thing that I most enjoy in my role is being able to provide technology to remove the mundane and help people use their time being creative. 

And what is your least favourite aspect about your role/working in IT?

My least favourite aspect of my role are endless business meetings and politics.

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