Matthew McCullough is GitHub's Senior Vice President of Product, where he leads the teams responsible for GitHub’s product strategy, product management and product roadmap. Throughout his career, he's worked to make “better together” the mantra for his teams and projects, in the belief that groundbreaking work happens best through collaboration.
Matthew became fascinated by the societal impacts of software as a young student, and has continued to be passionate about how technology is shaping the future throughout his career. At GitHub, his decade-long journey began with founding the GitHub Training, Professional Services, and Field Services teams. This culminated in assembling the first unified Go-to-Market team as VP of Global Go to Market Solutions and Field Services. Each of these roles has helped customers use GitHub's platform to its fullest potential. Prior to GitHub, that included coding enterprise billing systems, automation for Visual Source Safe, and Windows network configuration utilities in languages including Java, Python, and C++.
In addition to his work in software development and team building, Matthew has a passion for writing, co-authoring books such as Presentation Patterns, Version Control with Git, Building and Testing with Gradle, Jenkins: The Definitive Guide, as well as the O'Reilly Git Master Class video series. He was also a founder and president of the Denver Open Source Users Group.
Matthew lives in Olympia, Washington, is passionate about charities that improve quality of life, and loves plant propagation, beekeeping, and spending time in nature with his wife, three daughters, two rabbits, and dog.matthewmccullough