Title of presentation: TBC

Biography:

Anne Marie Neatham is chief operating officer (COO) at Ocado Technology, the division that powers Ocado, the world’s largest online only grocery retailer. As COO of Ocado Technology, Anne Marie leads the creation and organisational development of Ocado Technology’s centres in UK, Poland, Barcelona and Sofia.
An Irish Ex-Pat, She completed a BSc in Computer Science at University College Cork before starting work as a software engineer and has worked in various technical roles in Ireland, the US, Germany and the UK. Anne Marie joined Ocado in 2001, to lead the development of early in-house support applications and has since lead the development of various applications in Ocado as well as opening Ocado’s first off shore development centre in Poland.

Anne Marie also leads the Code for Life initiative, at the heart of which is Rapid Router, a free and comprehensive teaching resource for coding in primary schools. Rapid Router is the first in a series of educational resources being created by Ocado Technology based on real life challenges within its business to teach young people to code and to inspire them to take up a career in a technical field. We are very proud of having recently topped 100K users of this application.