Peter Hilton

Freelance product manager, software developer, writer, public speaker, and amateur musician. Peter consults for Signavio, and is available 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


Peter regularly speaks at companies, developer events and conferences on a variety of software development topics, including naming things, documentation, maintainable code and other aspects of programming.

Presentations - upcoming & recent


Software development training courses for public events or in-house.

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 with other groups.