Portrait of Tom

Tom Stuart

Software developer, technical leader, people manager, cyclist, runner.

→ Email Tom
→ Meet with Tom +49 1573 1788801
→ View on LinkedIn

Professional Experience

BCG Digital Ventures – 2019-2022

Engineering Lead & Software Excellence Coach

  • Worked as founding CTO for new technology businesses in partnership with clients including WWF, Deutsche Telekom, and Engel & Volkers.
  • Developed and delivered internal training programmes for engineers and engineering leaders.
  • Coached and mentored other interim CTOs.

Movinga – 2017-2018

Vice President, Software Engineering

  • Hired and led the engineering organization, consisting of 18 people in 4 teams.
  • Established organizational strategy — selected and mentored first-time managers.

SoundCloud – 2012-2017

Tech Lead — Developer

  • Developed and popularized architectural guidelines.
  • Facilitated technical strategy discussions.
  • Developed and maintained distributed systems serving thousands of requests per second.

Developer — 2007-2012

  • Forward Internet Group — 2011-2012
  • Jobsgopublic — 2010-2011
  • Alliantist — 2010
  • Perform Group — 2009-2010

FDM Group — 2008-2009

Technical Trainer


University of Oxford – 2007

BA - Classics - 2:1


Tom has massively supported my career development – he has been a wonderful mentor and given me a great deal of confidence in my own capabilities, being incredibly available, empathetic and supportive throughout.

— Head of Engineering

Tom has a knack for finding logical and insightful ways to explain and deliver his workshop materials, which end up being as much fun as they are educational.

— Senior Engineer

Tom's patient and calm character, striking the perfect balance between mentoring, delegation and control was extremely pleasant to collaborate with. Tom is an amazing engineer, leading by example and making room for others to shine.

— Head of Product Management

Tom has been the most trusted manager I have ever had in any workplace.

— Engineering Lead