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Adopting FP: A Human-First Approach

YOW! 2017 Sydney

Functional programming has made great strides in the popular imagination, yet adoption of FP languages has often been challenging for companies, sputtering in fits and starts. Ken has been at the forefront of REA's successful adoption of FP over four years, and will share lessons learnt and traps avoided: how a human-first approach can succeed and scale.

Ken Scambler

Software Architect



Ken is a Melbourne-based software developer with 17 years experience, and an architect at MYOB. While best known as a functional programming advocate & community organiser, his real focus in the last 5 years has been to make teams function, through advising, supporting, building, mentoring and leading.