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Mark Evans

Director of Engineering, Zopa

Talk Title

Navigating the Re-platforming Journey: Overcoming Legacy Code Challenges for Scaleups.

Talk Abstract

As scale-up companies experience rapid growth and expansion, their once nimble and efficient startup codebase can often become a hindrance to further scalability and innovation. Re-platforming is often the solution - but this presents a formidable challenge. 

In the past 5 years Mark has overseen not one, but two, replatforming initiatives.  Based on his experiences he’ll discuss the complexities of successfully re-platforming for scale-ups, highlighting the issues posed by legacy code and providing valuable insights to navigate this intricate journey.


Mark Evans is an experienced technology leader with over 25 years of experience in the technology industry.


He has held various leadership positions in companies such as Moonpig,, Sainsbury's,, and IPC Media, where he has driven technology strategy, managed software development teams, development processes and infrastructure, and promoted a strong engineering culture. 

In his free time, Mark is a volunteer blood biker.

Phil Mullan

3 Incredible tracks, 30+ Amazing speakers to help you


In-person & Online
Thurs 19th Oct 2023
The Oval, London.

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