Ire Aderinokun

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Ire Aderinokun is a self-taught Front-End Developer and User Interface Designer from Lagos, Nigeria. She is the co-founder, COO, and VP Engineering of BuyCoins (YC S2018), a cryptocurrency exchange for Africa; and previously worked with eyeo, the company behind products like Adblock Plus and Flattr Plus, building open source software to make a better internet.

Ire is a Google Expert specializing in the core front-end technologies HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, but is passionate about all aspects of technology. She has written over 100 articles on these topics on her blog,, and regularly shares her knowledge through speaking at conferences around Africa and the world.