After six months in stealth mode, Accelerando Consulting is launching as an agency for the Internet Of Things.
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
— Clarke’s Third Law
“Technology is stuff that doesn’t work yet”
— Bran Ferren (via Douglas Adams)
I’m Christopher Biggs, Principal Consultant at Accelerando Consulting.
My career has always been making the magic work properly, spanning over 20 years as a developer, software architect, and engineering manager. Involved with Linux, the Web and IoT since their inception, I am consistently at the forefront of technology and practice.
The University of Queensland
Certified Scrum Master, 2014
16 Aug 2017, NDC Sydney
22 Jun 2017, Agile Australia
2 May 2017, YOW! West
1 Feb 2017, CTO School Brisbane
17 Jan 2017, Linux.conf.au Security And Privacy Miniconf
16 Jan 2017, Linux.conf.au Sysadmin Miniconf
1 Jan 2017, Hugo Academic Theme Conference
10 Nov 2016, Brisbane Technology Executive Network
I and my associates are available to help your organisation build magic products and teams, for an hour or a year. I bring a rare perspective to IoT—I’m as comfortable with a soldering iron as a business plan.
I’m based in Brisbane, but travel the world to learn, teach and trade.
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Christopher Biggs has been into Open Systems since the early 90s and was there at the birth of Linux and 386BSD. His interest in electronics and connected devices goes back even further.
Christopher’s career encompasses software development, system architecture and engineering management. He built and managed a diverse, global team of over 60 developers at a leading Brisbane IT company. Christopher is now the principal of Accelerando Consulting, a boutique consultancy specialising in IoT, DevOps mentorship and Cloud Data.
Christopher is a co-convenor of the Brisbane Internet of Things interest group, and was a founding executive memeber of HUMBUG, the Brisbane open systems user group. He has presented at conferences and user groups around Australia, and convened a weekly technology lecture series for the entire technology department at a previous workplace.
In his spare time he builds and blogs robots with his three children, and adds to the growing Internet of Things.