Peter Hilton

Product manager, writer, public speaker, and amateur musician. Peter has 27 years’ tech industry experience, in a selection of products, roles, industries, and countries.

Peter currently works as product manager at På(fyll).

Product management

Peter works as a product manager, bringing clarity and stability to cross-functional product teams. Peter’s product development interests include B2B SaaS products, no-code automation, knowledge work productivity tools, functional design, and agile software development.


Peter has written effective technical documentation, for products and projects, apps and APIs, and knows how to avoid both too much and too little documentation. Peter co-authored Play for Scala (Manning, 2013), and contributed to 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know (O’Reilly, May 2020). From 2005 to 2014, Peter wrote extensively on the Lunatech Blog.


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


Peter speaks at companies, local events and conferences on a variety of product development topics, including software design, documentation, maintainability and other aspects of building software.

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 sang with chamber choir Cappella Gabrieli in the Netherlands from 2004-2023, with Rotterdam quartet Het Retorisch Kwartet until 2018, and with the Renaissance Singers in London in 2014. In 2022, he joined a new quintet in Delft - Het Koornmarkt Kwintet.


Previous performances, ensembles and workshops