Matthew

Name

Matthew

Position

Non-Executive Director / Board Advisor / Mentor / Fractional CTO

Location

North West London

Big Business Experience

Microsoft

BBC Worldwide

Summary

Matthew has spent the last 20 years working on a fractional basis with a variety of scale-up businesses supporting them in their journey to exit.

He has authored a dozen books on IT business systems and software engineering – his most recent book being on the topic of IT systems procurement.

Matthew’s raison d’être is supporting senior leadership deliver their immediate and long-term business objectives through effective implementation IT systems and software. Only by cleanly aligning the business objectives with IT systems and software can the business get the momentum it needs to move forward smoothly.

He is a keen problem solver, uniquely tuned to the particular challenges of scale-up business that have some traction and now need to make things really fly.

Key Areas of Expertise

  • IT strategy development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Business transformation
  • Digital transformation
  • IT project delivery
  • Cloud migration
  • IT infrastructure
  • Business continuity planning
  • IT budget optimisation
  • IT governance and compliance
  • R&D oversight
  • IT risk management
  • Vendor management
  • Dispute resolution
  • Technical project remediation
  • IT systems failure investigation
  • Software engineering capability assessment/outputs assessment

Experience

Matthew has 30 years of experience in software development and IT, 20 of those working on a fractional basis with clients looking to deliver unique solutions to their clients, bringing them benefit of giving the senior team a successful exit from those businesses.