Ire Aderinokun is a self-taught Frontend Developer and User Interface Designer from Lagos, Nigeria. She is the Cofounder, COO, and VP Engineering of BuyCoins (YC S2018), a cryptocurrency exchange for Africa. She 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 frontend technologies HTML, CSS, and Javascript, but is passionate about all aspects of technology. She has written over a hundred articles on these topics on her blog,, and regularly shares her knowledge through speaking at conferences around Africa and the world.