Currently: Senior Product Manager for Editorial Tools and Content Annotation at Reach PLC (formerly Trinity Mirror) – leading a team responsible for managing all editorial tooling, tagging and creating a Knowledge Graph to power journalism products and services.

Blogging sporadically on this site, too.

Author, Experiment Driven Product Development, published by Apress, December 2019. Now available to buy in EPUB, Kindle, PDF and Paperback format:

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Ambition: to have a significant, positive impact on the media industry, and society, through the use of technology.

Past experience: 15+ years of experience across UX and product management, with both local and remote teams, working on award winning digital graph-based platforms, services and products for Siemens, the BBC and Springer Nature.

Talk to me about:

  • Continuous Hypothesis/Experiment-driven Product Development
  • Domain Driven Information Architecture & User Experience Design
  • Structured Journalism, Narrative Architecture & Graph-Based Structured Data

Speaking and Writing:

Technical Co-Editor of Designing Connected Content: Plan and Model Digital Products for Today and Tomorrow (Peachpit Press).

Co-author of A Manifesto for Structured Journalism.

Closing Plenary speaker at World IA Day London 2016.

Speaker at World IA Day Manchester 2018 & Taxonomy Boot Camp 2018.

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“Paul represents the next wave of dynamic speakers on digital / internet culture.” Niko Vijayaratnam, Head of Product for Platforms, Financial Times

“He embraces ambiguity and rises to the challenge of making sense of it…Brilliant guy and terrific team member.” Adam Powers, Chief Experience Officer, Tribal Worldwide

“a passionate practitioner who considers the wider, and deeper, elements of user experience design.” Mike Atherton, Content Strategist, Facebook

“an individual truly capable at working at the bleeding edge of developments in online content and narrative.” Joanna Geary, Director of Curation, Twitter

“a brilliant mix of talents in any newsroom.” Jacqui Maher, former Head of Interactive Journalism, Conde Nast International