Rich began his career at IBM North Harbour in 1993, leaving in 1997 to join the first globally recognised internet company, Netscape, and thus saw the browser-wars from the inside and was part of the first dot com gold-rush. Having worked for several years with many multinational corporations on their initial web and internet strategies (Banks, Telcos, Supermarkets, etc) he returned to academia, researching possible solutions to the problems of debugging large scale distributed systems. Today he works at Uni. of Portsmouth where talks about all of the above and lots more, and leads the BSc Web Technologies course.
Charlotte is a Scandinavian Art Director and illustrator who fled the high mountains of Norway in 2013 to finish her Ba (Hons) and MA degree in Creative Advertising. She currently works for Global Fire Creative in Fareham but is based in Southsea. She is also a Creative Agent at the L.A.B Studio sharing her expertise and advising within the creative field or you will find her illustrating artwork for her digital print shop.