Alasdair Blackwell London, UK

  • Creative web developer and successfull entrepreneur
  • Co-founder and CTO, Decoded (2011-present)
  • Advocate of teaching code to all

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TEDxObserver: Teaching Code in Schools (2012)
TEDxObserver: Teaching Code in Schools (2012)
Where Can Technology Take Us? (2013)
Where Can Technology Take Us? (2013)

Biography

Alasdair Blackwell is a highly competent and accomplished web developer and entrepreneur, who blends traditional creative skills with a sharp understanding of everything digital.

Ali is Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Decoded, a company that has pioneered the global zeitgeist around code education creating a new generation of digitally literate, enlightened and empowered professionals. The one day course offers a complete history of the web, and a snappy breakdown of the code underpinning it, leading to an enhanced understanding of the digital landscape we are all working in today.

A passionate advocate for digital skills, he is currently setting up a new initiative through Decoded to bring code education to teachers across the UK.

Previously, Ali was a Producer for Only Water Productions, a television and film production house dedicated to telling fresh, innovative and socially conscious stories.

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