Andrew Poodle

Andrew Poodle’s background is in online infrastructure and web application development and he has spent much of his career as a specialist in MySQL databases. Andrew is now more interested and involved in online business development and online strategy than being a hands-on techie, but his technical background serves him well in understanding what’s feasible and practical.

In a nutshell, Andrew is a serial entrepreneur with a focus on developing products and business strategy for the mobile and web markets. In recent years Andrew co-founded ski blog PowPowPow, online dating website Plenty More Fish, and tech-company Craftspeed

Adele Gilpin

Adele Gilpin is has a background in database design and development and recently moved in to the realm of data visualisation and infographic design. At her previous employer, she identified a need to complement their rather hefty annual reports with snippets of data that were easier to access, digestible and visually interesting. While she doesn’t feel like a creative in the traditional sense, she feels that data can enhance everyone’s lives and her mission is to take the numb out of the numbers.

Jen Nesbitt

With over 15 years of experience as a graphic designer, illustrator and a deep passion for creative coding, Jen Nesbitt continuously explores the intersection of art, design, and technology.

Recently, Jen has delved into the world of creative coding, drawn to its potential to blend artistry with technology in innovative ways. By exploring programming languages and interactive media, she’s discovering new avenues for self-expression and pushing the boundaries of traditional art and design.

As a member of the Neotists, Jen has had the pleasure of hosting Drink and Draw events at The Barley Mow every second Wednesday of the month, fostering a vibrant community of artists and creatives. These gatherings have been a source of inspiration and collaboration, fuelling her creative pursuits.