Ciaran O'Connell

Senior Director Engineering

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Ciaran serves as Senior Director of Engineering at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt where he leads multiple teams of engineers responsible for building the Learning Platform that delivers rich content and learning outcomes to millions of teachers and students each day. This work has involved spearheading a new Microservices based Platform and Frontend Applications while simultaneously undergoing a DevOps and Agile transformation on how HMH delivers software to production.
With a broad portfolio of experience building products and applications in both start-up and multinational organisations, Ciaran has a proven track record in architecting, building and productionising distributed and scalable software solutions across the complete technology stack.

Past Talks

Architect & Build

At UXDX, Ciaran O'Connell, Senior Director Engineering, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt discusses how infrastructure is provisioned. And overall, do individual teams have control or centralised?
Ciaran will also talk through how costs are managed across the organisation

Ciaran O'Connell

Senior Director Engineering

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt