Matthew Skelton

Head of Consulting, Conflux

Matthew Skelton helps organisations to be more effective at building and running software systems, with a focus on fast flow and operational excellence. He provides consulting, training, and writing on digital technology strategy & engineering practices to organisations around the world.

Co-author of the acclaimed book Team Topologies (IT Revolution, 2019), Matthew Skelton has been building, deploying, and operating commercial software systems since 1998. Head of Consulting at Conflux (http://confluxdigital.net/), he specialises in organisation dynamics, Continuous Delivery, and operability for software in manufacturing, ecommerce, and online services, including cloud, IoT, and embedded software.

Matthew curates the well-known DevOps team topologies patterns at devopstopologies.com and is co-author of the books Continuous Delivery with Windows and .NET (O’Reilly, 2016) and Team Guide to Software Operability (Skelton Thatcher Publications, 2016). He is also co-founder at Conflux Books (http://confluxbooks.com/), a specialist publisher of practitioner-led techniques for software teams.

Matthew founded and led the 2300-member London Continuous Delivery meetup group (http://londoncd.org.uk/) between 2012 and 2019, and instigated the first conference in Europe dedicated to Continuous Delivery, PIPELINE Conference (http://pipelineconf.info/). He also is a Chartered Engineer (CEng).