Andrew Brockhurst

Andrew Brockhurst
Principal Engineer, BBC

Website | @b3cft

Andy “Bob” Brockhurst has been working in I.T. for 20 years and has been a jobbing programmer for nearly 15 of those years.

Currently is a Principal Engineer the BBC having previously spent nearly five years at Yahoo! working on Search and the Yahoo! Homepage.

At the BBC he is a member of the Frameworks/Platforms team who are responsible for Apache, PHP, Varnish and Zend Framework, some other core libraries and frameworks, the global BBC Header/Footer and some Java services thrown in for good measure.

He is also a father, husband, hacker, maker, tinkerer, marksman, brewer and charity worker.

He is addicted to anything to do with robots, space, robots, science, tech and robots.


Operations and Culture
Location: King's Suite Level: Intermediate
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 14 ratings)
Right now the BBC is preparing their network for the 2012 Olympics. This presentation will be after the Olympics. Come along and find out how we prepared and how well (or badly) we did, at least you should see some pretty graphs. Read more.
Office Hour
Location: Sponsor Pavilion (Table B) Level: Non-technical
Andrew "Bob" Brockhurst, Principal Engineer, BBC Read more.


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