Peter Hilton

Start-up co-founder, writer, public speaker, and amateur musician. Peter consults for Signavio, and is available approximately one day per week for consulting, training and speaking opportunities.

Software development

For Signavio, Peter works on industrial workflow automation implementation projects. Peter’s software development interests include business process management, web application frameworks, software crafting, functional design, and agile software development.


Peter enjoys writing effective technical documentation, for software and projects, and understands how to avoid both too much and too little documentation. Peter co-authored Play for Scala, Manning Publications. From 2005 to 2014, Peter wrote extensively on the Lunatech Blog (now offline).


Peter’s blog: software development, cafes, and other curiosities

Speaking & training

Peter speaks at companies, developer events and conferences, which have included ACCU, I T.A.K.E. Unconference, Scala eXchange, Devoxx, Øredev, Jfokus, Javazone and GeeCON. Peter currently offers a Documentation for software developers workshop. He previously worked as a certified trainer for Lightbend’s Fast Track to Play with Scala, and wrote and delivered his own Play Framework 1.2 training course.

Early music

Peter is an experienced amateur early music singer - baritone/bass - focused on renaissance polyphony. Peter sings with quartet Het Retorisch Kwartet and chamber choir Cappella Gabrieli in the Netherlands. In London in 2014, he sang with the Renaissance Singers and as a guest singer.