Matthew CornfordThe Automation Guy

Matthew is a Technology Lead and Evangelist at Ocado Technology, helping develop the pioneering software underpinning Ocado’s highly automated warehouses - the most evolved of their kind in the world. In addition to being excited by the value unlocked in automating physical processes within Ocado’s warehouses, Matthew is also a strong proponent of all aspects of software automation and the benefits that brings. With 10 years previous experience as a Java software developer and software engineering team lead, Matthew is starting to pursue his enjoyment of sharing his expertise and experience with others. Beyond regularly presenting internally at Ocado Technology, Matthew has previously spoken at the Computing DevOps summit in 2018 and is lined up as a speaker at QCon London 2019. Prior to Ocado Technology, Matthew has worked in companies large and small, including Cisco Systems and Goldman Sachs. He completed both a BSc in Mathematics and an MSc in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computing at the University of Oxford. Outside of work, you'll find Matthew raising his two young daughters and training for his next half marathon.