Matthew Skelton has been building, deploying, and operating commercial software systems since 1998, including systems for London Stock Exchange, TUI Travel, Virgin Mobile, and MRI brain scanning machines.
Between 2011 and 2014 he led the build and deployment activity at thetrainline.com, the UK’s busiest travel booking website, where he helped establish Continuous Delivery practices such as end-to-end deployment pipelines and product-aligned teams. He now specialises in Continuous Delivery, DevOps, and software operability as an independent consultant.
Matthew founded and runs the 600-member London Continuous Delivery meetup group (http://londoncd.org.uk/), and instigated the first conference in Europe dedicated to Continuous Delivery, PIPELINE Conference (http://pipelineconf.info/). He is a regular speaker on the international conference circuit – speaking on DevOps, Continuous Delivery, and software operability – and co-facilitates the popular Experience DevOps workshop series (http://experiencedevops.org/).
He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS).