Ben Ford

Tech Partner at The Pioneers

About me

Ben's been a technologist for 15 years after teaching himself how to code on an amphibious assault ship in 2003 while he was serving in the Royal Marine Commandos.

Since then he's been a hands on functional programmer and leader of tech teams in industries from finance to start ups.

Speaker's Talk

The abstractions of leadership

Day 1
September 8, 2021

About this event

How leadership principles and practices from elite military units translate to high growth tech companies.

Other's Talk

Mind hygiene: taking care of your brain in the age of digital distraction

What effect does technology have on our behaviour, health, thinking, decision-making and creativity?

Becoming a team, one pixel at a time

Psychological safety is one of the leading indicators of a high performing team. Yet, forging deep human...

Empowering the Mind

What is the next way we interact with technology? The input source is getting closer and closer to the brain..

How to deploy a sample app with Kubernetes?

Let's Stop Making Each Other Feel Stupid

We work in an industry where we judge one another constantly for being stupid.

How to build, manage and retain a killer team in Deep Learning

AI is the new hype, from e-commerce to robotics it is now embedded in most of innovative software products.

How a tech startup planted (almost) 100 million trees

Biggest tree planting organizations on the planet.

Design patterns for application resiliency

Building Privacy Into iOS and macOS Apps

JAMstack is the future. I think. Maybe.

JAMstack is the future. I think. Maybe.

Fullstack Functional Programming without Monads

Build Brain-Computer Interfaces with Timeflux

Empowering the Mind

Learnings of an event-based serverless application to broadcast real-time traffic alerts

Mobile Development, what’s wrong with you ?

Getting started with GraphQL!

Let's Make a Virtual Machine!

State Machines that Flow in Kotlin

Prioritizing Technical Debt as if Time and Money Matters

The Orbital Perspective

Mind hygiene: taking care of your brain in the age of digital distraction

What effect does technology have on our behaviour, health, thinking, decision-making and creativity?

Becoming a team, one pixel at a time

Psychological safety is one of the leading indicators of a high performing team. Yet, forging deep human...

Empowering the Mind

What is the next way we interact with technology? The input source is getting closer and closer to the brain..

How to deploy a sample app with Kubernetes?

Let's Stop Making Each Other Feel Stupid

We work in an industry where we judge one another constantly for being stupid.

How to build, manage and retain a killer team in Deep Learning

AI is the new hype, from e-commerce to robotics it is now embedded in most of innovative software products.

How a tech startup planted (almost) 100 million trees

Biggest tree planting organizations on the planet.

Design patterns for application resiliency

Building Privacy Into iOS and macOS Apps

JAMstack is the future. I think. Maybe.

JAMstack is the future. I think. Maybe.

Fullstack Functional Programming without Monads

The abstractions of leadership

Build Brain-Computer Interfaces with Timeflux

Empowering the Mind

Learnings of an event-based serverless application to broadcast real-time traffic alerts

Mobile Development, what’s wrong with you ?

Getting started with GraphQL!

Let's Make a Virtual Machine!

State Machines that Flow in Kotlin

Prioritizing Technical Debt as if Time and Money Matters

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Speakers

Erin Doyle

Senior Full Stack Developer
Theory and Principle

Erin Doyle

Senior Full Stack Developer
Theory and Principle

Joschi Kuphal

Founder & CAO
Tollwerk

Joschi Kuphal

Founder & CAO
Tollwerk

Anna E. Cook

Senior Accessibility Designer
Northwestern Mutual

Anna E. Cook

Senior Accessibility Designer
Northwestern Mutual
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