WorldFestival 2022 WorldFestival 2022

Building Scalable Operations for Rapidly Growing Tech Startups


Selby Cary
Cary Consulting, Building operational systems that survive accelerated growth

Selby is a serial entrepreneur, inventor and engineer with a passion for data-driven and automated systems. Previously, Selby co-founded ZIVA Robotics, an award-winning deep tech startup based in Edinburgh, before joining TestCard.com to accelerate affordable at-home digital healthcare. In his free time, Selby coordinates the Scaleup Lessons blog series - sharing hard-earned lessons from Tech Founders, Engineers and Entrepreneurs around the world. 


Rapidly growing a tech startup is all about system design - building repeatable processes that are effective, automated and value-driven. Once you have achieved ‘product-market fit’ and raised a few rounds of funding, your next hurdle is maintaining your growth trajectory whilst balancing regulatory, technical, commercial and quality-related challenges along the way.

In this annual live session, I will share my experience building a scaleable Technical Operations (TechOps) machine that uses integrated software systems, automated workflows and an accessibility-by-design methodology to accelerate organisational growth.