Craft 2023 - Eduardo da Silva
Eduardo da Silva
Independent consultant on sociotechnical systems evolution, architecture, and leadership at
About Eduardo da Silva

Eduardo da Silva is an independent consultant in sociotechnical systems evolution, architecture, and leadership. He also is a Team Topologies Valued Practitioner (TTVP). His work focuses on helping tech-enabled organizations find strategies, structures, and operating models to achieve and scale a sustainable fast flow of change. He takes a sociotechnical systems’ framing, considering org/people, technical, product (customer and environment), and business perspectives. He regularly speaks at events and writes about these topics at

Since 2005 he has been an academic researcher, entrepreneur (founder of a startup), software engineer/architect, and consultant in multiple companies (from startups to scale-ups). From 2017 to 2022, he was a principal tech lead and sociotechnical architect for the largest online retailer in The Netherlands and Belgium ( He worked on various technical and organizational challenges to scale this 150+ team product-led organization.

Eduardo has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Twente, Netherlands. He is originally from Portugal but now lives in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Introduction to Architecture Organization Topologies
organization design
architecture topologies
sociotechnical systems
architecture operating models
Level: Intermediate
May 17

This workshop introduces the core ideas of Architecture Organization Topologies ( In particular, we discuss the importance of understanding how an organization approaches architecture and what it may do to (continuously) improve it. Organizations are constantly changing, and the approaches to architecture should reflect the organization's needs. As such,...