Philip Hellyer Enterprise Architect, Flying Trapeze Monkey, Speaker

How I Spend My Time

Carphone Warehouse

Enterprise Architecture Group Lead

Connected World Services, Carphone Warehouse Group

I head up a team of Enterprise Architects in the Business Change Function. We govern the change roadmap, ensuring that programmes align to strategies, highlighting risks & dependencies, and monitoring the realisation of business benefit. I represent the Application, Information, and Technology architectures on the Strategic Review Board.

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Flying Trapeze Monkey

Gorilla Circus Flying Trapeze School

Come and learn to fly on the Grand Volant in the Great Outdoors. Scary but safe, this is an experience you can't imagine beforehand. We guide each student through a progression of tricks, starting with an impressive looking knee-hang — and we'll catch you from your trick if you're consistent enough.

Get Mentoring

Enterprise Mentor & Non-Exec Advisor

Independent & UCL, SFEDI trained

Among other things, I'm participating in the UK government's Business in You campaign to encourage more people to start or grow their business. If you're a London-based entrepreneur on the cusp of transforming your business, maybe I can help you think more clearly.

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Public Speaker

Motivating technical presentations my specialty

I am a popular speaker at technical and business conferences, often focusing on enterprise architecture, the psychology of business design, or on the retail and payments industries. If you would like to engage me to speak for your organisation, on any topic, please get in touch.

Where I'm Speaking Next

IRM UK Enterprise Architecture Conference

Connected World: Pivoting an Enterprise

IRM UK Enterprise Architecture Conference, London, June 2014

Most of the time, it seems that Enterprise Architects are involved in making incremental changes to an existing Enterprise. This is the story of how Carphone Warehouse launched Connected World Services. This is the story of a transformation of a retailer into a global service provider. A complete transition from providing in-house IT services in a single geography to providing a B2B platform in use around the world. While simultaneously outsourcing physical infrastructure, changing development partners, and keeping the old world running.

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