Stuart Hughes is the CTO of Laterooms.com, the UK’s leading hotel booking specialist. He focuses on delivering success through two things: creating environments where technology teams can thrive, and using great technical solutions to solve complex problems. Prior to Laterooms.com, Hughes served as the CIO of the Hut Group one of the UK's fastest growing and most successful specialist online retail group. Hughes has a proven track record in embracing the latest software development practices to shorten time to market, deliver value faster and increase both project quality and architectural excellence. He holds a BS from the University of Liverpool.