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IT: growth accelerator

Paul Clarke
 
Company :  

Ocado


Department :  

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Position :  director of technology at Ocado
Bio
 
Paul Clarke is director of technology at Ocado, the world's largest online-only grocery retailer.
 
After joining Ocado in 2006, Clarke initially worked on warehouse control systems and then joined the team designing Ocado's next highly automated fulfilment centre. After establishing new teams for simulation and mobile development, he then co-wrote the first of Ocado's award winning mobile apps which remain the only apps from a major retailer supporting full offline shopping.
 
In his current role, Clarke heads up Ocado Techology, whose 350+ software engineers and other IT specialists are responsible for building all the software and IT infrastructure that powers Ocado.
 
After graduating in Physics from Oxford in 1980, Paul joined the computer consultancy Scicon. Since then he has spent most of his career working either as a freelance consultant or in technology start-up ventures.
Contributions
 

Empowering retail with Big Data


25 Nov, 2013 09:58 am
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