About Alex

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Alex Moon is a senior software engineer based in Gateshead in the North East of England. He's presently the CTO and cofounder at PlaceChangers Ltd., a digital geospatial planning and public consultation platform.

Alex grew up in Canberra, Australia. His professional career started at the Australian Demographics and Social Research Institute at the Australian National University. He worked for a number of tech businesses in Canberra and Melbourne until 2012, when he moved to London.

In 2015, seeking a more Canberra-sized city, he moved to Newcastle upon Tyne, and then, in 2021, to Gateshead, where he now resides. As well as writing code for fun and profit, he makes music in his spare time.