John Friend

MD of Apps in My Pocket

John Friend set up educational app development company, Apps in My Pocket in 2008 and soon after launched the PocketPhonics app. Before founding the company, John designed apps and websites for more than 20 years. Prior to iPad he had developed software for a pen-based tablet, NeXTStep (forerunner to Mac OS X) and an award-winning investment website. Since the launch of PocketPhonics it has been in the bestseller list of the Apple App Store and has been downloaded more than 1.2million times. Today PocketPhonics is used in hundreds of schools and pre-schools around the world.