David bryan


  • Full Name: David Julian Bryan
  • Professional title: Managing Director
  • Address: Opace Ltd, Park House, Bristol Rd South, Rubery, Birmingham, West Midlands, B45 9AH
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: 0845 017 7661

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Biography and professional background

David Julian Bryan is a Business Owner and Technology Strategist at Opace Ltd.

David has a strong background in software engineering, technology consulting, digital marketing, and strategic planning. With a degree in Software Engineering from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and positions at Capgemini and CSC (computer Sciences Corporation), David has built a successful career providing business and IT consulting services to blue-chip clients across various sectors including Financial Services, Manufacturing, FMCG, and Retail. David’s role at Capgemini involved managing teams and consulting on a range of multi-million pound government IT projects (NHS, HMRC, National Policing Improvement Agency, Local Police, Office for Criminal Justice Reform, and the Home Office (Criminal Justice IT).

Since 2008, David has been the Managing Director at Opace Ltd, a Birmingham-based digital agency specialising in open source web development and eCommerce projects. Under his leadership, Opace has helped numerous organisations achieve measurable business benefits through strategic web development, eCommerce, SEO, and digital marketing strategies.

David is currently specialising in a number of emerging technologies, including crypto, blockchain and artificial intelligence systems, exploring their potential to reshape the business landscape.

His passion for open source and innovative digital strategies drives him to continually evolve in the ever-changing online landscape.

Testimonials, reviews and endorsements:


  • Open Source Solutions
  • Generative AI (OpenAI, Adobe & ElevenLabs)
  • Crypto & Blockchain Solutions
  • Joomla, Magento & WordPress
  • Web Development & eCommerce
  • SEO & Search Engine Marketing
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Training Delivery
  • Team Leadership
  • Business/IT Consulting
  • Business Change Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • IT Governance
  • IS/IT Strategy and Roadmapping
  • Proficiency in HTML / DHTML (Javascript and CSS), Java / J2EE (JSPs, Servlets and JSP Tags), Apache Tools / Frameworks, MySQL, (Tomcat, Ant, Struts), SQL for Oracle and SQL Server

Education and credentials:

  • HABC Level 3/4 Award in Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (PTLLS) (QCF) from Bournville College (2014)
  • Certified in ITIL Service Delivery Management (2007)
  • Capgemini Certified Software Engineer (2006)
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver Certification (2005)
  • BEng Hons (First Class), Software Engineering from Aberystwyth University (2000 – 2004)

Accreditations and certifications:

  • Open Source Software Development, Linux and Git Specialisation (2023)
  • Google Digital Garage: Fundamentals of Digital Marketing (2023)
  • Various certifications from Hubspot, Semrush, The Linux Foundation, Google, and IBM (2023)
  • Google Partner (2003)
  • Clutch Leadership renewed (2023) – Top Full-Service Digital Company, Top SEO Company, Top PPC Company, Top Digital Design Company, Top Magento Company, Top E-Commerce Developers, and Top Web Design Company in Birmingham
  • Recognised on The Drum and RAR (Recommended Agencies Register) in 2015
  • UKITA Quality Mark, UK IT Association (UKITA) (Jun 2015)
  • Renewed certification with CompTIA TrustMark+ when it took over the AccreditUK eMedia and eCommerce scheme (2013)
  • Helped to develop and test the Accredit UK Trustmark+ scheme for eMedia and eCommerce.

Relevant work experience:

  • Managing Director at Opace Ltd. (Jun 2009 – Present)
  • Enterprise Architect at CSC (Oct 2008 – Jun 2009)
  • Enterprise Architect & Change Consultant at Capgemini (Apr 2005 – Oct 2008)
  • Implementation Consultant & Web Apps Developer at MVI Technology (Jun 2003 – Apr 2005)
  • E-Business Analyst at MG Rover (May 2001 – Sep 2001)


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