Our aim is to empower and bring together a diverse community that represents the digital world. We strive to innovate, educate, and inspire future leaders of technology.
SODA Social is our pioneering, innovative networking platform and online networking platform, created to bring together digital experts for networking and knowledge-sharing. It allows us – and you – to engage with us and our digital world in a relaxed, informative, and light-hearted way. Our unique initiatives range from panel discussions, talks, and workshop layouts, so keep your eyes peeled for our next initiative, especially as we have a global reach across the UK, Europe, and the US.
Our SODA Social initiatives enable our community to discuss and debate hot topics, market trends, opportunities, threats, and all things related to technology. Over-subscribed and cutting-edge, our events are aimed at digital professionals across the Design, DevOps, Software Engineering, Product Management, and Data sectors. Join our social movement to become part of a networking revolution.
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We hosted our SODA Social webinar, ‘Building an Accessible Workplace,’ in collaboration with the wonderful team at Code Institute. We discussed solutions to help create a disability-friendly and accessible workplace that works for everyone. We focussed on the physical and social barriers that are often put in place for disabled people.
Brian is Program Director of Code Institute. He has taught thousands of students how to code and has a passion for modern technology at both the technical and human levels. Brian brings 17 years of professional industry and educational experience to Code Institute. Brian has extensive experience in areas as diverse as Software Architecture, Design, Data Analytics and Visualisation to name a few.
Steve Demeter was the AppStore's very first rags-to-riches success story. His award-winning game Trism launched to the top of the charts the day the AppStore launched. He has guest lectured at Stanford and has been recognized as one of Business Insider's Most Influential LGBTQ+ people in tech. He currently holds a position in Senior Engineering Management at Google and volunteers on their Pride leadership committee.
Jessy is a French Berlin-based software QA engineer with more than 10 years of experience, turned Engineering Manager. The backstage of big companies, startups, and tech domains have no secrets for her. Passionate about lifting up others and diversity, equity, and Inclusion, she now uses her experience to help engineering teams grow, be empowered, and be at the image of our society.
Toby Mildon is a Diversity & Inclusion Architect and founder of Mildon, a consultancy and advisory business. Toby works with businesses to re-engineer processes and systems to minimise the impact of bias and build a culture of inclusion. Prior to setting up his business, Toby worked as an in-house diversity and inclusion manager at the BBC and Deloitte.
Our Meetups will give you the opportunity to listen and engage with Digital professionals across Design, Tech, and Marketing sectors. If you are a CTO, CEO, Designer, Developer, Project Manager, Marketeer etc, then our events will give you a great insight into the latest market trends whilst meeting some really cool people.
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