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Meet Adam McCann, MD of Europe’s largest independent video game site

Posted on November 1st, by Becca Taylor in Croydon: Tech City, People. No Comments

Allow Becca Taylor to introduce you to the man behind Pro-G Media – in his head office in Croydon

 

Through the old arcade on Croydon’s High Street lies one of the borough’s best kept secrets. Behind the glass doors of Howard House is Pro-G Media’s swanky head office, complete with games room and pool table, probably easily missed by the passerby, but the host of … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity @CodeClub organiser: Margaret Chatelier

Posted on May 13th, by Jonny Rose in People. No Comments

Some words from Margaret:

“My name is Margaret Chatelier, a member of Croydon Code Club, and I am passionate about reaching out to all our youth in Croydon and ensuring that they learn about technology – their route into all the other avenues that will ensure them a job at the end of their schooling years.

With high youth unemployment, Croydon Code Club offers … Read More »


#Croydon #TechCity: @CodeClub organiser – Ally McKinlay

Posted on March 17th, by Jonny Rose in Not featured, People. No Comments

Ally McKinlay manages the Healthy Living Project (HLP), working with young people in Croydon aged 12-17. HLP delivers Constructive Pursuits in Sports, Arts, and Healthy Eating and have worked on a number of projects improving the aesthetics of Croydon.

With a number of clients expressing interest in Coding & Tech developments, Ally is keen to engage harder to reach young people of the Borough in positive activities … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: @CodeClub organiser – Tara Green

Posted on March 17th, by Jonny Rose in Not featured, People. 1 Comment

Tara Green has lived in Croydon since she was in primary school. She was a teacher in Croydon schools before her career lead her to become a school counsellor and also to set up her own business running parenting workshops and parent-coaching programmes.

She is part of the Croydon Tech City Code Club project, which aims to create a sustainable programme of extra curricular IT education to skill Croydon’s … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: Tech Specialist – Rob Wood

Posted on February 15th, by Jonny Rose in Not featured, People. No Comments

Beginning his career as a developer, Rob’s meteoric rise has lead him to become SuccessFactors youngest global lead across their entire business to business product suite.

By day, Rob acts as the key conduit between huge corporate customers across the globe and a vast product team to prioritise, plan developments for (and fix) “Big Data and Analytics” software.

By night (and during lunch times, and on weekends, and unfortunately in the pub) … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: Tech Specialist – Simon Bird

Posted on February 15th, by Jonny Rose in Not featured, People. No Comments

Further perpetuating the association between the words “Croydon” and “crime”, Simon began his successful journey into tech by trying to hack his school’s IT system!

After this life of crime, Simon took a break to help in the development of a major internet access provider, before teaming up with school friend Tink Taylor to start what would eventually become the dotDigital group.

Along the journey from bedroom startup to CTO on the … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: Tech Specialist – David Wilson

Posted on February 2nd, by Nigel Dias in Not featured, People. No Comments

Nearly a decade ago, David started working for a small HR consultancy firm based in Brisbane, Australia, which decided it wanted to invest in technology. Last year that same firm, which David now oversees manages the EMEA operations, was bought for nearly four billion dollars by SAP, one of the world’s largest technology companies with over 60,000 employees. Outside of his roles, where David keeps close … Read More »



#Croydon #TechCity: Tech Specialist – Paul Barnett

Posted on February 1st, by Nigel Dias in Not featured, People. No Comments

A literal child of business (he was earning over £3,000 per year from washing cars at the age of 12), Paul has spent a lifetime building internationally operating tech businesses, turning over millions of pounds in the process. Combining a rare talent for business, great technical ability and the experience of taking his products from a bedroom to a large office in Purley with 13 staff … Read More »



Anthony Killeen

Posted on January 28th, by The Croydon Citizen in Croydon: Tech City, People. No Comments

Anthony  Killeen, Head of Developer Relations

Please *protected email* with Anthony if:

You are a developer who would like to find out more about Croydon: Tech City
You are a developer who would like to find out more about Croydon Creatives

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The Croydon Citizen is a non-profit community news magazine for London’s most populous borough.

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Jonny Rose

Posted on January 28th, by The Croydon Citizen in Croydon: Tech City, People. 1 Comment

Jonny Rose, Founder of Croydon: Tech City

Please get in touch with Jonny if:

You are the Founder of a startup or an entrepreneur interested in doing business in the borough.
You are making a media enquiry or would like to do a story on Croydon Tech City.

Get in touch with Jonny, *protected email*.

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The Croydon Citizen is a non-profit community news magazine for London’s most populous borough.

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