Chris has been leading engineering teams since 1999. He was pivotal in the BBC’s adoption of Agile in 2000-2001 using it to deliver the pioneering Multi-Screen Wimbledon Service for Sky.
Since then he has worked for broadcasters and platform owners including Dish Network in the US and Deutsche Telekom in Europe.
Most recently he led the development team for the YouView Set Top Box User Interface and headed up engineering for YouTube’s largest Content Network outside the US; Base79 (now Rightster)
He is an active member of the Lean/Agile/DevOps community speaking at Meet Ups and conferences across Europe including CukeUp and Agile Cambridge.
Talks I've Given
Visualising Cukes: A Case Study in using Rich Representations to Achieve Client Consensus on End-to-End Experience
Featuring Joe Geldart and Chris Young
The more stakeholders involved with a project, the harder it is to achieve consensus on the project’s requirements, particularly when the system under discussion involves multiple interfaces joined into an end-to-end experience. This problem is exacerbated by the time pressures caused by the...cucumber bdd agile