Paul Taylor

Engineering Competency Lead

Paul is the Engineering Competency Lead at online fashion retailer ASOS where he uses his passion for agile delivery to improve the ways teams work together to deliver quality software. Paul leads a team of Engineering Practice Leads, Engineering Coaches and Agile Coaches who spend every day relentlessly committed to improving the Engineering teams at ASOS.
Paul brings a wealth of experience working at both small and large organisations across a variety of industry sectors from insurance and banking to the fast-paced world of Formula 1 racing. It was while working as a Technical Team Lead at McLaren Electronic Systems, developing real-time data collection and analysis software for Formula 1 cars, Paul found a passion for data that nearly rivals his passion for cars. Paul believes that data and empirical evidence, along with his sense of what is the right thing to do, are the cornerstones of agile delivery allowing practitioners to constantly review and improve how systems and teams perform.