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Speaker: Matthew Cornford

Technology Lead and Evangelist  @OcadoTechnology

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.  With 10 years previous experience as a Java software developer and software engineering team lead, Matthew is passionate about the development of software which not only performs well, but meets real business needs. As well as being excited by the automation of physical processes within Ocado’s warehouses, Matthew is also a strong proponent of all aspects of software automation.


Prior to Ocado, 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.

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