Paul Hammond
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Paul Hammond
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Paul is a 25+ year veteran of the software industry, and an 15+ year convert to Agile principles and practices for delivering software. He currently leads the software engineering and agile delivery functions for UK property portal Zoopla. Previously, he was at eBay for 3 years leading their European Product Development team, after having spent 15 years at Microsoft leading MSN and Skype product development teams.

A senior engineering leader, Paul’s passion is growing and leading large geographically dispersed Agile development teams. Together, Paul and his teams have shipped large-scale Web, mobile, and communications products that are enjoyed by hundreds of millions of users worldwide. He has also spearheaded Agile adoption and long-term transformation of both his own and other product teams within Microsoft and eBay, and has coached and mentored colleagues and teams at other external organizations.

Paul has been involved with the Agile20XX Conference since 2007 and had the privilege of being the Agile2015 Conference Chair. He lives near London, England, and relaxes by watching the Boston Red Sox or the Vegas Golden Knights, taking photos, playing musical instruments of various types, and hanging out with his family