Craft 2024 - Eduardo da Silva
Eduardo da Silva
Principal Consultant at
About Eduardo da Silva

Eduardo da Silva is an independent consultant in sustainable evolution of sociotechnical systems, architecture, and leadership. He also is a Team Topologies Valued Practitioner (TTVP). His work focuses on helping tech-enabled organizations develop 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 product-led organization from 70 to 150+ teams.

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.

Towards Sustainable Learning, Designing and Decision-making
Software Delivery Craft Matters
agile development
domain-driven design
software architecture
Level: General
In schedule:
Blue Stage
May 30, 11:55 - 12:40 CET

Modern organizations operate in fast-moving environments with increasing demands, technological innovations, and market competition. Furthermore, they operate on more unpredictable and complex problems, so they can't use the old thinking models of experts planning and architecting up-front solutions. Instead, they must develop suitable organizational structures and architectures that can evolve su...