Name: Manuel Cristelo

Job Title: Lead Software Engineer / Manager

Short career history / why I became a developer: I started my career in 2009 as a consultant for Banks in Portugal. In 2011 I moved to England and started at Atomwide and developed software for schools across London. After 7 years I became the lead and manager of the development team. At the end of 2021 I moved to VLE Support to lead and manage its team.

Hidden talent (little known fact): 1st Kyu in Shotokan Karate

Favourite animal / food (and why): I’m a dog person. They are your best friend and are always very happy to see you

Recent great read / listen (music) / watch (film / TV): The book “You look like a thing and I love you”. It is about how Artificial Intelligence works and why it is making the world a weird place.