Vice President of Engineering at a rapidly growing e-commerce firm, growing a development team and improving services to the production and retail sides of the buisness. Previously, CTO of a financial software firm using agile methods to build web applications for the world's largest investment banks and hedge funds. Eleven years of inspirational management experience, including building a technology organisation from nothing to 49 people while retaining unusually high levels of quality and resilience.
See the details in my curriculum vitae (CV in PDF format). I enjoy discussing all aspects of software development, so please email me to discuss further.
I speak and consult regularly on various software-development topics. For example, I recently gave a talk at Hacker News London on "Why your startup needs tests" - watch it below if you are interested (or download and watch the video if it doesn't display below).
I use Root Cause Analysis regularly and have developed principles and methods for conducting these analyses. As an example, you may enjoy a video of me giving a root-cause analysis talk, which includes a cameo by Wallace and Gromit! You can also download the slides for the RCA talk (PDF).
I have not done as much maths research as I might have hoped to - running a software organisation does tend to consume all one's time! - but I have managed:
I live in the hamlet of Frogholt, near Folkestone, in a medieval cottage. You can see pictures of the cottage if you are interested.
Possession of the Doyle Owl is the pinnacle of achievement for all honourable Reed College students. I have a collection of Doyle Owl photos and documents accumulated when I was part of a team of students in possession of the fabled Owl.