Joe Friel

Founder Fellows
2018 - 2020

Joe graduated from Founders and Coders in 2018 after spending 9 years working in media and digital advertising where he helped build the children’s radio station, Fun Kids, into a national award-winning brand and set up an influencer marketing division for one of the UK’s leading advertising agencies. Having spent most of his career working where technology and young people intersect, Joe is keen to develop technology in a responsible way that will help drive positive, sustainable change. After his participation in the Founders Programme Joe joined with Simon Dupree to create the Yalla Co-Operative a collective of freelance web developers and designers, working together across the UK, Gaza and Germany to create digital solutions with an emphasis on driving positive social impact through everything they do.