Principal Consultant and Market Tech PrincipalThoughtWorks
Andrew is a Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks and a co-founder at Stack Mechanics. He is a solutions architect and software engineer with interests in large-scale, high-load, geographically-distributed systems. He specialises in project rescue, governance and development methodologies, and in creating cultures of engineering excellence.
Andrew's main areas of interest are domain-driven design, event sourcing, scalable service architectures and cloud computing. Andrew's mother wrote COBOL on punch cards and he has been coding in one form or another since he was five years old.
Talks I've Given
Ask for the unreasonable… and then get out of the way
Featuring Andrew Harcourt
As a senior technical leader, it’s often viewed as a temping trap to get down into nitty-gritty details of software engineering or product development. As a CTO, Head of Engineering or equivalent, we’re supposed to play at the strategic level and leave the details to our engineering...leadership