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Develomentor

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The Develomentor podcast is an interview-based show designed to help you find your path in technology. Each interview explores the career path and lessons learned of individuals who have built successful careers in technology across a range of roles, including software engineering, data science, engineering management and sales engineering. A monthly bonus episode features a panel discussing timely topics in technology, like compensation, freelancing, joining a startup and much more.

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Raz Shuty - QA Engineer Turned Engineering Manager #103

October 26, 2020 12:00 - 44 minutes - 30.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Raz Shuty.  Raz Shuty has held titles like Director of Engineering, Head of Engineering, Founder and CTO throughout his career, but he didn’t start there. In fact, after getting his degree in computer science he took one of the routes I believe can make for the strongest of developers: he went to work as a test and QA engineer before working his way into software engineering and lead software engineering roles.  Along his journey...

Edidiong Asikpo – Developer Advocate, Tech in Nigeria #102

October 22, 2020 13:00 - 59 minutes - 41.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Edidiong Asikpko. Edidiong Asikpo is a software engineer from Akwa Ibom, Nigeria. She is a passionate professional with multi-faceted skills and experience spanning across Software Engineering, Developer Relations, community building, technical writing, and Open Source contributions. Edidiong is one of the leaders of the devlopement of tech in Nigeria.  She is a strong advocate of sensitizing people, especially women about the im...

Ann Lewis - Political Tech, CTO of MoveOn.org #101

October 19, 2020 11:00 - 54 minutes - 37.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ann Lewis.  Ann Lewis is the CTO of MoveOn.org. She is a technical leader, architect, and active coder with 15+ years of experience in software engineering and software management, with a focus on distributed systems and scalability. In her work at MoveOn, she in-housed tech and hired a tech team, modernized and upgraded MoveOn’s software infrastructure, created and scaled up new systems for MoveOn’s 2016 presidential election pro...

Kent C. Dodds – Software Quality Instructor and World Renowned Speaker #100

October 15, 2020 13:00 - 43 minutes - 30 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Kent C. Dodds! Kent C. Dodds is a world renowned speaker, teacher, and trainer and he’s actively involved in the open source community as a maintainer and contributor of hundreds of popular npm packages.  Kent is the creator of TestingJavaScript.com and he’s an instructor on egghead.io and Frontend Masters. He’s also a Google Developer Expert. Kent is happily married and the father of four kids. He likes his family, code, JavaScr...

Compensation in Tech - Develomentor Career Panel

October 13, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 57.5 MB

Welcome to our very first panel on Develomentor. Today's topic is compensation in tech. Today's guests are:Jacqueline Nolis – Jacqueline joins us from Seattle Washington. She was a guest on the show in episode 76, has built a 10+ year career in data science and analytics and is the co-author of “Build Your Career in Data Science”.  Gary Flake – Gary is the former CTO of Search and Data Science at Salesforce and is now an independent inventor, author and advisor. Gary was also a guest on the...

Ala Shiban – Machine Learning Engineer Turned Product Manager #99 (highlights)

October 12, 2020 11:00 - 19 minutes - 13.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ala Shaban. Ala Shiban is currently the Director of Product at Tube Science. He started his career as a machine learning engineer and pivoted to product manager after a few years.  Ala got a bachelor’s and master’s of computer science from the University of Haifa and has held down a variety of roles across a variety of domains in tech. Along his journey, Ala has worked in domains like cancer detection using nano-sensors, develope...

Ala Shiban – Machine Learning Engineer Turned Product Manager #99

October 12, 2020 11:00 - 47 minutes - 33 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ala Shaban. Ala Shiban is currently the Director of Product at Tube Science. He started his career as a machine learning engineer and pivoted to product manager after a few years.  Ala got a bachelor’s and master’s of computer science from the University of Haifa and has held down a variety of roles across a variety of domains in tech. Along his journey, Ala has worked in domains like cancer detection using nano-sensors, develope...

Dinesh Shenoy – Data Scientist & Former Lawyer With Astro-Physics PhD #98

October 08, 2020 12:00 - 49 minutes - 34.3 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Dinesh Shenoy! From graduating college with a double major in history and physics to changing oil at Jiffy Lube while he figured out what’s next to 7 years as an attorney for Aronson and Associates, Dinesh Shenoy has taken, in his own words “an unusual career path” to becoming a data scientist in 2016.  Along that path, in addition to that double major in undergrad, Dinesh picked up a law degree from the University of North Carol...

Mikolaj Pawlikowski – Chaos Engineer, Crash Testing Your Applications #97

October 05, 2020 13:00 - 44 minutes - 30.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Mikolaj Pawlikowski!Mikolaj Pawlikowski has been a chaos engineer for about four years. He began with a large distributed Kubernetes-based microservices platform at Bloomberg. Mikolaj is the creator of the Kubernetes Chaos Engineering tool PowerfulSeal, and the networking visibility tool Goldgpinger. He is an active member of the Chaos Engineering community and speaks at numerous conferences. If you are enjoying our content please...

Kamil Sindi – Financial Analyst Turned CTO #96

October 01, 2020 13:00 - 41 minutes - 28.7 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Kamil Sindi.Biography Kamil Sindi started his young professional career as a financial analyst before getting into tech. Currently, Kamil oversees engineering, data science and design at JW Player, the world’s largest independent video platform. Prior to being promoted to CTO, Kamil served as VP of Engineering responsible for infrastructure and data at JW Player, Lead Data Engineer at Better Mortgage, and as a senior technologist...

Ryan Latta – Agile Coach and Freelance Consultant #95

September 28, 2020 11:00 - 52 minutes - 35.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ryan Latta.Ryan Latta is an agile coach and independent software consultant. He has held tech roles including software engineer, CTO and scrum master. But there is more to the story, as this NC State Computer Science graduate actually started his career as an English teacher before launching his career in tech.   Along his journey, Ryan has worked for the likes of Appia, Thoughtworks, Amplify and several other companies before ven...

Taylor Poindexter - Sr. Back End Engineer, Cofounder of Black Code Collective #94

September 24, 2020 11:00 - 41 minutes - 28.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Taylor Poindexter.Taylor Poindexter is the co-founder of Black Code Collective, an organization that strives to provide a safe space for Black Engineers to collaborate and grow their skills. In addition to this, she is a Senior Back End Engineer for a startup called tech co. A company that is working to make a more participatory democracy. Some awards she’s received include: 2019 Power Woman of DC Tech, DC Fem Tech’s 2018 Power Wom...

Pardis Noorzad - Head of Data Science at Healthcare Tech #93

September 21, 2020 13:00 - 51 minutes - 35.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Pardis Noorzad. Pardis is Head of Data Science at Carbon Health, a technology-enabled healthcare provider designed to make world-class primary and urgent care accessible to all. Her team’s mission is to improve health outcomes and increase operational efficiency.  Previously she led Connect Data Science at Twitter—covering Search, Trends, Explore, Events, Moments, Topics, and Notifications. Pardis reestablished the Product Data Sc...

Andrew Montalenti - From Morgan Stanley to Founding Parse.ly #92

September 17, 2020 13:00 - 1 hour - 41.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Andrew MontalentiAndrew is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer (CPO) of Parse.ly. Andrew was Parse.ly’s founding CTO, and he led the company through its early R&D, fundraising, and initial scale-up growth/hiring periods. He now leads the company’s product strategy and vision as CPO. Based in NYC, Andrew is a regular speaker on topics including real-time analytics, open source software, fully distributed teams, and product man...

Sean Melody – Senior Architect and Chief Technologist #91

September 14, 2020 13:00 - 49 minutes - 33.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Sean MelodySean Melody has held a variety of roles across a several companies since he started his career almost 20 years ago.  He’s been an engineer, architect, team lead, dev manager, CTO, and now works for a small company as a Chief Technologist where he focuses on bringing new products to market in the automotive space.  He does product development, especially with web front ends, and has done various back end and mobile projec...

Abdel Tefridj – Master Soap Maker Turned Chief Innovation Officer #90

September 10, 2020 12:00 - 46 minutes - 31.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Abdel Tefridj. Abdel is leading the product development at Data Bid Machine to optimize companies’ traffic acquisition. He is a technology and product executive with an extensive background in eCommerce, data science, and software development. Abel has also held roles as chief innovation officer.  He is advising several growing companies in their digital transformation and scaling their data science initiatives. Strong background ...

Deepanshu Madan - Sending LinkedIn Messages to Get Any Tech Job #89

September 07, 2020 14:00 - 47 minutes - 32.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Deepanshu Madan.“Deepanshu is a full-stack software engineer, Product, and Business lead. He has recently co-founded ProcessLabs.ai, to help technology leaders optimize their engineering processes and ship high-quality software, faster. Deepanshu has a Bachelors’s and Master’s in Computer science and has worked across a variety of technology development roles. He started his career as a Software engineer in Test, moved on to becom...

Cornelia Davis – Cloud Computing Expert & CTO #88

September 03, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 41.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Cornelia Davis. As the Chief Technology Officer at Weaveworks, Cornelia Davis is responsible for the company’s technology strategy so as to aid enterprises who are transforming their business through the leverage of cloud computing platforms.  Cornelia cut her teeth in the space of modern application platforms at Pivotal where she was on the teams that brought Pivotal Cloud Foundry (Pivotal’s PaaS), various data products and Pivot...

David Glick – 20 year Amazon veteran turned CTO #87

August 31, 2020 07:00 - 43 minutes - 29.7 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is David Glick.David Glick is the CTO of the FLEXE fulfillment technology platform.  Before FLEXE, he spent nearly 20 years at Amazon, including five years as the VP of Fulfillment Technology, where he oversaw the development and functionality of the technology within Amazon’s fulfillment centers, as well as the technology for Amazon’s transportation If you are enjoying our content please leave us a rating and review or consider sup...

Dan Papandrea - How to Get Paid as a Tech Sales Engineer? #86

August 27, 2020 13:00 - 45 minutes - 31.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Dan Papandrea. Dan “POP” Papandrea is the Field CTO for Sysdig, a cloud-native security and visibility platform. Dan became a tech sales engineer after starting his tech career in tech support and IT.  POP spends his days learning and contributing to the orchestration and container ecosystem.  POP is the host of the hit podcast The POPCAST by Dan POP which explores the leaders and creators and stories behind the code. twitter: @po...

Boris Paskhaver - Udemy Online Educator with 275K Students #85

August 24, 2020 13:00 - 42 minutes - 29.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Boris PaskhaverBoris Paskhaver is a New York City-based software engineer, author, and consultant. He’s also been an online educator on Udemy since 2016. After graduating from New York University in 2013 with a degree in Business Economics and Marketing, Boris worked as a business analyst, systems administrator, and data analyst for a variety of companies including a digital marketing agency, a financial services firm, and an inte...

Atri Sharma - Database Engineer and Open Source Committer #84

August 20, 2020 06:00 - 34 minutes - 23.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Atri Sharma!As a database engineer and open source committer, Atri Sharma has built a career in tech deeply focused some of today’s most popular databases. Some of these include PostgreSQL, Lucene, Elasticsearch, Presto and HAWQ.  After getting his bachelor’s from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Atri Sharma has held roles at Amazon, EnterpriseDB, Teradata, Barclays, Pivotal, Microsoft and Intuit.   Along the way, he’s...

Veljko Krunic - How to Align AI With Your Business #83

August 17, 2020 11:00 - 59 minutes - 40.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Veljko Krunic! Veljko Krunic is a data science consultant, has a computer science PhD, and is a certified Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Today’s topic – How To Align AI With Your Business? If you are enjoying our content please leave us a rating and review or consider supporting us Quotes “Almost any engineer has a privilege of creating something that was not there before and that was something very important for me.” “It’s not e...

Hayden Simmons - Emerging Market Fintech and Biz Development #82

August 14, 2020 08:00 - 41 minutes - 28.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Hayden SimmonsHayden has been working in emerging market fintech for most of his career. He graduated from Colorado College in 2007, with an Economic Development major and Spanish minor, having written his thesis on the impact of collectivized remittances in rural Mexico. He spent the early part of his career on the non-profit side, connecting venture-backed remittance startups with immigrant communities for product-market fit test...

Hayden Simmons - Emerging Market Fintech and Biz Development #81

August 14, 2020 08:00 - 42 minutes - 28.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Hayden SimmonsHayden has been working in emerging market fintech for most of his career. He graduated from Colorado College in 2007, with an Economic Development major and Spanish minor, having written his thesis on the impact of collectivized remittances in rural Mexico. He spent the early part of his career on the non-profit side, connecting venture-backed remittance startups with immigrant communities for product-market fit test...

Ken Youens-Clark - Music Major Turned Scientific Programmer #81

August 10, 2020 11:00 - 51 minutes - 35.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ken Youens-Clark. Biography Ken Youens-Clark is a senior-level programmer with 24 years of experience developing software in industry and research environments (scientific programmer). He is the author of Tiny Python Projects published by Manning Publications. Ken has deep knowledge of the entire software life-cycle experience, from design, execution, testing, release, and iteration. Ken is a creative thinker and innovator, const...

Naomi Ceder - Fostering a Global Python Community #80

August 06, 2020 11:00 - 40 minutes - 28 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Naomi Ceder.Biography Naomi Ceder earned a Ph.D in Classics several decades ago. She switched from ancient human languages to computer languages sometime in the last century. Since 2001, she has been learning, teaching, writing about, and using Python. An elected fellow of the Python Software Foundation, Naomi currently serves as chair of its board of directors. She also speaks internationally about the Python community, and on i...

Stephen Wolfram - What Is The Future Of Computing? #79

August 03, 2020 10:00 - 1 hour - 45.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Stephen Wolfram.Stephen Wolfram is the creator of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language; the author of A New Kind of Science; the originator of the Wolfram Physics Project; and the founder and CEO of Wolfram Research. Stephen is shaping the future of computing every day. Over the course of more than four decades, he has been a pioneer in the development and application of computational thinking. He has been responsib...

Dr. Ryan Rosario - How to Excel at Statistics and Computer Science? #78

July 30, 2020 04:00 - 35 minutes - 24.6 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Dr. Ryan Rosario!Dr. Ryan Rosario is currently a Data Scientist at Google, in the Search area, and Lecturer for the UCLA Department of Computer Science. Prior to Google, Ryan has worked at both Facebook and Amazon. Ryan has split his time between industry and academia.  His research, academic and work interests include Machine Learning, Text Mining and Natural Language Processing.  If you are enjoying our content please leave us ...

Michael Hartl - PhD In Physics Turned Education Entrepreneur #77

July 27, 2020 04:00 - 50 minutes - 34.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Michael HartlMichael is an education entrepreneur and the founder of Learn Enough.  Michael is the author of over ten books, including the Ruby on Rails Tutorial, one of the leading introductions to web development, and received a Ruby Hero Award for his contributions to the Ruby community. He is also the author of the influential mathematical essay The Tau Manifesto and founded the internationally celebrated math holiday Tau Day ...

Emily Robinson & Jacqueline Nolis – How To Jump Into Data Science from Any Background? #76

July 23, 2020 05:00 - 57 minutes - 39.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest are Emily Robinson and Jacqueline Nolis, authors of the book 'Build Your Career in Data Science'. Emily Robinson works at Warby Parker as a senior data scientist on a centralized team tackling some of the company’s biggest projects. Previously, she was at DataCamp, where she built and ran their experimentation analytics system, and at Etsy, where she worked with their search team to design, implement, and analyze experiments. I regula...

James Schaffer - Learning to Code After Years of Social Advocacy

July 20, 2020 04:00 - 39 minutes - 27.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is James Schaffer.James Schaffer is a founder, strategist, product designer, and currently a freelance software engineer. He has over a decade of experience managing small organizations including a social justice advocacy firm. James is skilled in entrepreneurship, planning, curriculum design & development, data ETL and financial modeling. James is committed to leveraging excellent product design and data engineering for social equit...

Simon Willison - Data Journalism, The Importance of Side Projects #74

July 16, 2020 04:00 - 48 minutes - 33 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Simon Willison.Simon Willison is a JSK Journalism Fellow. When selected as a fellow he was an engineering director at Eventbrite. He originally joined Eventbrite through its acquisition of Lanyrd, a Y Combinator-funded company he co-founded in 2010. Simon has made huge leaps in data journalism.  Simon is a co-creator of the Django Web Framework. He has also been blogging about web development, programming and data journalism since...

Caitlyn Greffly - From Beer Sales to Coding Via Thinkful Bootcamp #73

July 13, 2020 04:00 - 40 minutes - 28.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Caitlyn Greffly.Caitlyn Greffly is a software engineer who recently transitioned from beer sales into tech via Thinkful bootcamp. She also tries to advocate for others who are making the career switch, and enjoys talking about tech with anyone who will listen. If you are enjoying our content, click here to support us! Episode Summary “I spent a good chunk of time working in the beer industry. And I just got sick of the travel. T...

Leon Mallett - Why Do Generalists Thrive in Digital Marketing? #72

July 08, 2020 20:00 - 39 minutes - 27.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Leon MallettLeon Mallett accepted a job in digital marketing when real estate investing became too risky. Before he knew it, digital marketing became his passion! Leon is currently the chief operating officer (COO) of IAM Cloud (IAM Technology Group Ltd).  Leon Mallett is a biology major turned digital marketer and tech executive who I first met on Twitter on a thread on careers and jobs people have held.  Turns out we were both p...

Zhenya Antić - Finding Work-Life Balance as a Linguist and Freelance NLP Consultant #71

July 06, 2020 05:00 - 28 minutes - 19.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Zhenya AntićZhenya Antić is an AI consultant in the field of Natural Language Processing (NLP). She helps businesses transform their textual data to extract meaningful insights from it, improve their process, cut costs and increase productivity by automating their text processing. (Freelance NLP Consultant) Zhenya's background is in Computer Science (BS from MIT) and Linguistics (PhD from UC Berkeley). She also working on many NLP...

Dr. Shiri Dori-Hacohen – Controversy Detection in Social Media #70

July 02, 2020 08:00 - 43 minutes - 29.7 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Dr. Shiri Dori-HacohenDr. Shiri Dori-Hacohen is the CEO & founder of AuCoDe, an AI-based FinTech startup that detects online and social media controversy. (Controversy Detection). She has fifteen years of academic and industry experience, including Google and Facebook. She received her M.Sc. and B.Sc. (cum laude) at the University of Haifa in Israel and her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she rese...

Diane Burley – Tech Content Marketing & Storytelling #69

June 29, 2020 12:00 - 37 minutes - 25.7 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Diane Burley..Diane Burley is a storyteller. She helps executives in all industries understand technology’s role in solving many of the challenges they face today. What is tech content marketing? How does it differ from marketing in other industries? Diane is a former journalist and multi-media executive. She put the first daily newspapers on the web in 1995. Diane is fully aware of the complexities of integrating vast amounts of ...

Vicki Boykis – Econ Major Turned Machine Learning Engineer #68

June 25, 2020 13:00 - 37 minutes - 26 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Vicki Boykis.Vicki Boykis is currently a machine learning engineer at Automattic as well as a published writer on topics in the data science space.  Vicki received a Bachelors degree in Economics from Penn State and her MBA from Temple. That’s right, she didn’t study computer science in university! She became curious in software engineering at her job at Comcast. She decided to learn on her own with a little help from her peers. O...

Adam Cheyer - Co-Founder of Siri, Viv Labs, and Change.org #67

June 22, 2020 11:00 - 52 minutes - 35.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Adam Cheyer.Adam Cheyer is an inventor, entrepreneur, engineering executive, and a pioneer in AI and computer human interfaces.Adam has been a co-founder or founding member of four successful startups, including  Siri (sold to Apple, where he led server-side engineering and AI for the Siri assistant).  Change.org (the world’s largest petition platform),  Viv Labs (sold to Samsung, where as VP R&D, Adam leads product engineering ...

Charity Majors - Systems Engineer & Cofounder of Honeycomb.io #66

June 18, 2020 12:00 - 50 minutes - 34.7 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Charity MajorsCharity Majors is a former systems engineer and manager at Facebook, Parse, and Linden Lab. She is also the co-author of Database Reliability Engineering.  Charity is the co-founder and CTO of honeycomb.io, a company dedicated to building production engineering and observability products “With distributed systems, you don’t care about the health of the system, you care about the health of the event or the slice.” I...

Erik Bernhardsson - Spotify, Recommendation Algorithms & Hiring #65

June 15, 2020 10:00 - 39 minutes - 27.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Erik Bernhardsson.Erik Bernhardsson is the CTO of Better. Better is on a mission to change the enormous and hopelessly broken mortgage industry. Erik runs the technology team, which consists of roughly 50 engineers.Before Better, Erik spent six years at Spotify, mostly building the core of the music recommendation system. He started out writing recommendation algorithms and eventually built a team of 20 people to help out with this...

Michael Tuso - What Does It Take To Be In Tech Sales? #64

June 11, 2020 09:00 - 35 minutes - 24.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Michael TusoMichael Tuso is currently Director of Revenue Performance at Chili Piper.  He has held a variety of sales roles both inside of and outside of technology.  Over the years, he’s sold for Citrix, SnackNation and now Chili Piper. He’s also done a different category of “sales” work as a campaign manager.  To make his story even more colorful, Michael built much of his early sales experience working from South and Central A...

Dr. Roman Yampolskiy - Controlling Artificial Super-Intelligence #63

June 08, 2020 10:00 - 34 minutes - 23.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Dr. Roman Yampolskiy.Dr. Yampolskiy’s main areas of interest are behavioral biometrics, digital forensics, pattern recognition, genetic algorithms, neural networks, artificial super-intelligence and games.  Dr. Yampolskiy is an author of over 100 publications including multiple journal articles and books. His research has been cited by numerous scientists and profiled in popular magazines both American and foreign (New Scientist, ...

Sona Maniyan - Stay-At-Home Mom Turned Sr. Data Scientist #62

June 01, 2020 04:00 - 43 minutes - 30 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Sona Maniyan.If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to change careers into the tech industry after a long time as a stay at home parent, stay tuned! Sona Maniyan received both her bachelor’s and master’s in accounting and finance. Subsequently, she landed roles ranging from consultant to customer service supervisor and financial analyst.  But Sona’s career path took a turn after a few years as a stay-at-home Mom. She decided to g...

John Carnell - MBA Grad Turned Tech Architect, Manager #61

May 27, 2020 03:00 - 41 minutes - 28.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is John Carnell. John Carnell is currently the team lead at Genesys. He comes to us with 20+ years of experience working across a variety of technical development roles including consultant, tech architect, developer and team lead.  He has a background in both computer science and criminology and has also gone on to get an MBA. Along his path he’s written a book and taken on a number of speaking engagements. If you are enjoying our...

Peter Bell - Founder of CTO Connection, Psychotherapist #60

May 25, 2020 04:00 - 43 minutes - 29.6 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Peter BellPeter Bell has a long history of building tech companies and holding down roles like CEO and CTO. After studying electronics and communications systems engineering, Peter promptly went into private practice as a psychotherapist. He then returned to tech to add a long string of founder titles to his resume.   Over the years, Peter has built web design companies, digital agencies, and sales and tech training companies. He’...

Jonathan Cutrell - Eng. Manager, Podcast Host of Developer Tea #59

May 21, 2020 07:00 - 43 minutes - 29.6 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Jonathan Cutrell Jonathan Cutrell is a communications and media studies graduate who started his early career as a writer and editor before entering the world of development.  He’s held a variety of roles including software engineer, director and CTO. These days, he’s an engineering manager and fellow podcaster who started the Spec.fm podcast network. Spec.fm currently hosts 12 different podcasts and sees an average of 100,000 do...

Arun Ganesan - Embedded Systems Engineer at Ford #58

May 18, 2020 05:00 - 28 minutes - 19.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Arun Ganesan Arun Ganesan is an Embedded Systems Engineer at Ford Motor Company.  Arun obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona. He then started working at Ford Motor Co. as an Analytical Programmer due to his knowledge in Matlab programming.  Arun started writing Matlab scripts for durability analysis which then expanded to systems level analysis. At that point he jumped to b...

Drew Lazzeri - Lumberjack Turned Programmer Pursues Music #57

May 14, 2020 21:00 - 29 minutes - 20.3 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Drew Lazzeri Biography Drew Lazzeri is a former lumberjack who then went on to get a degree in math and theater from Santa Clara University. From college, he has gone on to be a freelance web developer and full stack engineer.  Interviewing.io Referral Code for Develomentor Listeners! While he currently works for another guest of the show, Aline Lerner at interviewing.io, he’s about to take a sabbatical from tech to go to music...

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