Sylvie Garvey Cotton established Computer Fitness in 2011. She is a self-confessed techno-geek, passionate about getting IT to help, not hinder, our lives. She spent 15 years working for a global IT consultancy specialising in large-scale IT Transformation business application, IT problem-solving and project management. She is on the Board of a software development company and advises foreign Tech companies on starting up in the UK. Sylvie has a Masters in Management from ESCP-EAP and a Business & Economics degree from Trinity College, Dublin.
Her 3 children and home-run business have provided plenty of experience of typical home and small business user challenges, as well as the specific issues that occur when helping our children navigate technology and the web safely.
Sylvie has expertise across Apple products and Windows PCs as well as peripherals like cameras, printers, external hard drives and home/ business networks. Sylvie lives in SW London and typically helps clients on their own machines in their own homes/business. She can also arrange workshops for specific topics. Sylvie parle aussi le français ayant étudié et vécu en France et en Belgique.
She works primarily in SW and Central London but is happy to consider travelling further afield.
Before joining Computer Fitness, Yamini was responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining the website for Bizworld UK (bizworlduk.org), a company that aims to inspire entrepreneurship in children via programmes run through schools. Yamini has been involved in a variety of international IT projects in investment banking as a financial software consultant at Reuters and TIBCO Finance. For several years she also had the role of technical expert and design editor at one of the most popular global parenting sites – Contentedbaby.com. She has a BSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Ergonomics and Human Computer Interaction from London University.