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
Track Lead: A Process Fit for People, Product and Purpose
Featuring Chris Young
You build products for people to meet a purpose. To do this you need a process that fits. In this session Chris will explore this by starting with two people with a simple purpose, to send and receive messages from one end of the room to the other.purpose people agile p3x process
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