Paul O'Keeffe

Paul O'Keeffe

Founder & CTO
Whiteboard People
location_on Australia

Member since 3 years


Paul O'Keeffe

Specialises In (based on submitted proposals)
agile lean devops brainwriting product-management hands-on-workshop

Paul has 30 years hands on experience developing software in Java, Ruby and a whole host of other technologies. He has built scalable, asynchronous messaging systems in Java and C++ for the financial services and telecommunications industries, as well as web applications in Ruby on Rails for the outdoor advertising and publishing industries. In recent times, he has built a software test automation framework for RACQ.

Paul specialises in agile software development techniques including test driven development and has been an agile coach, mentor and trainer for companies including Flight Centre, Dialect Solutions, RSA and Suncorp. He is now CTO for Whiteboard People, a boutique consulting agency focussed on Agile and DevOps transformations as well as quality software development practices for medium to large enterprises.

He founded the Brisbane Ruby and Rails Brigade and organised the Queensland Java Users’ Group (QJUG) as well as the Brisbane BarCamp events for several years.