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Develomentor

146 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 1 month ago - ★★★★★ - 26 ratings

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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Jody Mulkey - C-Level Exec at Shopzilla, GoodRx & Ticketmaster (edited)

March 11, 2021 09:00 - 53 minutes - 36.6 MB

Prior to GoodRx, Jody Mulkey (@jodymulkey) was the Chief Product Officer at Aspiration. An accomplished technologist and inspirational engineering leader, Jody is known for building high-performance systems and teams. Prior to Aspiration, Jody spent 5 years as CTO of Ticketmaster leading the global product and technology transformation. Prior to Ticketmaster Jody spent over 14 years at Shopzilla, now Connexity, a leading source for connecting buyers and online sellers that reaches a global ...

Eric Bowman - Video Game Developer of THE SIMS (edited)

March 08, 2021 11:00 - 41 minutes - 28.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Eric Bowman. Eric Bowman is SVP Engineering at TomTom, which he rejoined in 2019 to help shape TomTom’s engineering culture for an increasingly online future. Previously, Eric was Zalando’s first VP Engineering, where he drove Radical Agility and led the engineering team into the cloud and oversaw huge growth and change at the company. A 25-year industry veteran, Eric has been a technical leader at multiple startups as well as glob...

Daniel Tunkelang - The Founding Story of Endeca (edited)

March 04, 2021 11:00 - 59 minutes - 41 MB

Daniel Tunkelang is currently an independent consultant or, in his words, a 'high-class consultant' for technology companies. Previous to this, he was a data science and engineering executive who has built and led some of the strongest teams in the software industry. Daniel studied computer science and math at MIT and has a PhD in computer science from CMU. He was a founding employee and chief scientist of Endeca, a search pioneer that Oracle acquired for $1.1B. He led a local search team a...

Caine Tighe - DuckDuckGo and Search Privacy (edited)

February 25, 2021 11:00 - 49 minutes - 33.8 MB

Caine Tighe is the CTO and first employee of DuckDuckGo, the Internet privacy company that empowers you to seamlessly take control of your personal information online, without any tradeoffs. This private search engine is #4 in the U.S., Germany, Australia and dozens of other countries, answering over 9 billion queries in 2018. Prior to DuckDuckGo, Caine founded and ran opensesame labs, a startup consultancy focusing on companies with great ideas struggling to execute them. For other tech r...

Chris Bouton - Serial Entrepreneur In Big Data, Deep Learning, and AI

February 22, 2021 11:00 - 29 minutes - 20.5 MB

Today's guest is Dr. Chris Bouton. Dr Bouton is the CEO of Vyasa Analytics, applying novel deep learning (ie A.I.) approaches for life sciences and healthcare clients."Deep learning algorithms are basically the reason that everyone is talking about AI right now." --Dr. Bouton As a kid, Chris Bouton loved sharks. Sharks turned into biology and biology turned into molecular biology, which evolved into computational biology. Chris followed his curiosity and received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience ...

Camille Fournier - Engineering Manager at Startups & Corporations (edited)

February 18, 2021 11:00 - 43 minutes - 30.1 MB

Camille joins us on Develomentor to talk about her path in technology. She offers incredible insight to anyone navigating the world of technology with an engineering background, especially those looking to manage and lead.  Camille was on the fast track to becoming a booming success in technology - she graduated from a prestigious university with a shiny master's degree and had experience working for a major company. But instead of looking for a cutting edge tech company, Camille chose to w...

Kelsey Hightower - Tech Support to Dev Advocate to Keynote Speaker (edited)

February 15, 2021 11:00 - 36 minutes - 25.3 MB

Kelsey Hightower has worn every hat possible throughout his career in tech, and enjoys leadership roles focused on making things happen and shipping software. He is a developer advocate and a strong open source advocate focused on building simple tools that make people smile. Kelsey is an expert in Kubernetes and has written a book about it called "Kubernetes: Up and Running: Dive into the Future of Infrastructure" (link in show notes). When he is not slinging Go code, you can catch him givi...

Nick Caldwell - How to Shift Your Career from Engineering to Product

February 12, 2021 11:00 - 39 minutes - 27 MB

In today’s episode of Develomentor, we have Nick Caldwell. Nick has held almost every technical role one can imagine: software engineer, engineering manager, general manager and VP of engineering. Nick is currently the Chief Product Officer at Looker, a business intelligence company. But prior to this, he worked at major companies from Microsoft to Reddit to NASA. Today we will not only decode Nick's new position, but we'll also discuss strategies on how to shift YOUR career from engineering...

Kyle Campbell – High School Dropout Turned Developer & Founder #129

February 04, 2021 11:00 - 45 minutes - 31 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Kyle Campbell Kyle Campbell is a high school dropout. He is also the founder and CEO of CTO.ai, a platform that helps DevOps teams scale through streamlining developer productivity 10x. Previous to CTO.ai, Kyle founded Retsly, a company that helped developers access real-estate data, which was sold to Zillow after 8 months. As an investor and advisor to a wide range of technology startups, Kyle’s mission is to democratize DevOps t...

Tabitha Sable – Hacker and Systems Security Engineer #128

February 01, 2021 11:00 - 58 minutes - 40.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Tabitha Sable Tabitha Sable has been a hacker and cross-platform sysadmin since the turn of the century. As Systems Security Engineer at Datadog, she can usually be found teaching adversarial techniques to other engineers, sharing systems engineering viewpoints with security staff, bicycling, and saying “I wonder what happens if we…”. You can follow her on Twitter at @tabbysable. If you are enjoying our content please leave us a ...

Kiara Bickers – Caterer Turned SysAdmin & Bitcoin Author #127

January 28, 2021 11:00 - 57 minutes - 39.6 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Kiara Bickers Kiara is a writer and SysAdmin at the Bitcoin company Blockstream. Her gateway into tech and Bitcoin started as a slight obsession with Austrian economics. After first hearing about Bitcoin, she spent the next few years learning how to code with the aim of understanding it. It was during this process that she learned: knowledge of how to code doesn’t automatically translate into an understanding of why a system works...

Jason Hughes – Rock Star Finds Career In Business Intelligence #126

January 25, 2021 11:00 - 40 minutes - 27.6 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Jason Hughes. Jason Hughes has spent over 10 years in the data and analytics space in roles ranging from BI developer to business analyst, business intelligence, and management.  He’s worked in a variety of industries and for Fortune 200 companies as well as companies with under 200 employees.   Currently, Jason serves as the Director of Data & Analytics at Delta Dental of MN—a role he’s been in for the past year.  In his free ti...

Andrei Lopatenko - Head of Search at Zillow & eBay #125

January 21, 2021 11:00 - 53 minutes - 36.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Andrei Lopatenko. Andrei is Vice President of Engineering at Zillow Group. He is the head of search and discovery engines. This including search science, development, infrastructure, and operations. As part of this role, he heads Zillow Group’s conversational AI efforts, which consist of initiatives around natural language processing platforms, speech analytics, call center AI, and conversational interfaces. The goal is improving ...

Ali Spittel - Software Blogger With Over 1.5 Million Readers #124

January 18, 2021 11:00 - 46 minutes - 32.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ali Spittel Ali loves teaching people to code, and is currently doing so as a Senior Developer Advocate at AWS. She have been employed in the tech industry since 2014, holding multiple software engineering positions at startups, and a Distinguished Faculty and Faculty Lead role at General Assembly’s Software Engineering Immersive. Ali is also a software blogger! Ali blogs a lot about code and my life as a developer. Her blog post...

Philip Noyed – Tech Creative Director & Multimedia Artist #123

January 15, 2021 11:00 - 45 minutes - 31.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Philip Noyed.  Philip Noyed is the tech creative director at Caring Bridge and a multimedia artist living in Minneapolis.  Philip Noyed is an innovative multi-media artist living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His art work represents the quintessential contemporary art movement making use of creative technology that is changing the way art is viewed today.  His artwork is often called “contemporary stained glass” and can ...

Nick Burling - Aspiring Lawyer Turned Head Product Manager #122

January 11, 2021 11:00 - 58 minutes - 40 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Nick Burling.  Nick Burling, has steadily built a career in tech working in Product Management.  He graduating Amherst College with a dual degree in French and History, a Master’s from Oxford University, also in history, and an MBA from Duke University.  Throughout his career, Nick has held down titles like Consultant, Project Manager, Head Product Manager, VP of Product, Principal Product Manager, CEO and Co-founder, and Head of...

David Wong - What is Applied Cryptography? #121

January 07, 2021 11:00 - 48 minutes - 33.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is David Wong. David Wong is a security engineer working on the libra Blockchain at Facebook. He is an active contributor to internet standards like Transport Layer Security and to the applied cryptography research community.  David is a recognized authority in the field of applied cryptography; he’s spoken at large security conferences like Black Hat and DEF CON and has delivered cryptography training sessions in the industry. He i...

Peter McKee - Developer Relations Manager, Programming Mentor #120

January 04, 2021 11:00 - 46 minutes - 31.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Peter Mckee. Peter McKee is the Head of Developer Relations and Advocacy at Docker and maintainer of the open source project Ronin.js. Originally from Pittsburgh, PA but currently residing in Austin, TX, Peter built his career developing full-stack applications for over 25 years. He has held multiple roles but enjoys teaching and mentoring the most. When he’s not slapping away at the keyboard, you can find him practicing Spanish a...

Luc Constantin - Former Drug Addict Becomes Programmer After 40

December 24, 2020 11:00 - 37 minutes - 26.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Luc Constantin. Luc Constantin, our guest today, represents so much of what this show is about: there is a path for you in tech.  Luc grew up in Romania, one of the poorest of the old Soviet Bloc countries.  At 13 years old, Luc dropped out of school.  By the time he was 18, he was addicted to drugs and fulfilling his country’s military service obligations.  At 21, in his own words, he was finished with the military and had “no ho...

Jennifer Byrne - Digital Transformation Expert, Ex. Microsoft CTO #118

December 21, 2020 11:00 - 57 minutes - 39.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Jennifer Byrne.  Jennifer is currently an independent advisor, speaker, and author. A lot of her work is centered around digital transformation.  Previously, Jennifer was Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft US. She infused innovation practices into Microsoft’s technical field teams which led to high-value and well-publicized digital transformation strategies with top global companies. Jennifer led the fifteen Microsoft Technol...

Digital Transformation Expert, Ex. Microsoft CTO #118

December 21, 2020 11:00 - 57 minutes - 39.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Jennifer Byrne.  Jennifer is currently an independent advisor, speaker, and author. A lot of her work is centered around digital transformation.  Previously, Jennifer was Chief Technology Officer of Microsoft US. She infused innovation practices into Microsoft’s technical field teams which led to high-value and well-publicized digital transformation strategies with top global companies. Jennifer led the fifteen Microsoft Technol...

Amar Ghose - Sales & Marketing Digital Nomad #117

December 17, 2020 13:00 - 49 minutes - 33.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Amar Ghose. Amar Ghose is a Software CEO, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu lover, marketing nerd and compulsive audiobook listener.  He is also a full time digital nomad For the last 6 years Amar has been running ZenMaid, where he leads an awesome team who help thousands of Maid Services every day. As a SaaS marketing specialist, Amar also helps software companies to think outside the technical box and reach their customers in creative, and ...

Reiner Kraft - Master Inventor & CTO Turned Tech Coach #116

December 14, 2020 11:00 - 51 minutes - 35.3 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ruby ShresthaReiner Kraft has more than 15+ years of experience leading high-impact technological organizations both large and small, and has spent 20 years in the Silicon Valley. (Master Inventor) During his 20 years in Silicon Valley, Reiner was one of the most prolific inventors in the area, filing more than 120 patent applications with the US Patent Office. Both IBM Research and Yahoo recognize Reiner as a Master Inventor, and...

Ruby Shrestha – People Ops at Political Tech Startup #115

December 10, 2020 13:00 - 38 minutes - 26.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Ruby ShresthaRuby Shrestha is a People Ops Manager at tech co., a startup seeking to build technology to change the landscape of democracy in America.  Prior to her journey into the startup world, she worked as an administrator at a summer camp in rural New Hampshire after earning her degree in Engineering Science at the University of Virginia.  Ruby loves working in a startup environment where she is always kept on her toes and ...

Matthew Kelcey – Former Research Engineer at Google Brain #114

December 07, 2020 11:00 - 42 minutes - 29.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Matthew KelceyMat works part time at ThoughtWorks where he is the Principal Consultant for Machine Learning in Australia. He divides the rest of his time between advisory / mentoring work for early stage companies as well as maintaining his small farm.  Prior to ThoughtWorks, Mat was a senior research engineer in the Google Brain team where he worked across robotics & natural language understanding. Mat has held a mix of roles acr...

Carolyn Stransky – Journalist and Coder via SPICED Bootcamp #113

December 03, 2020 11:00 - 36 minutes - 25.4 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Carolyn Stransky Biography Carolyn Stransky (she/her) is a software developer and journalist based in Berlin, Germany. She’s currently working with the GraphQL Foundation as part of the Google Season of Docs program. Out of the office, she teaches at ReDI School of Digital Integration, freelance writes for outlets like Curve Magazine and maintains an admittedly ridiculous skincare routine. You can find her most places on the Inte...

Marcello La Rocca – Data Visualization and Applied Research Engineer #112

November 30, 2020 11:00 - 39 minutes - 26.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Marcello La Rocca. Marcello La Rocca is a research scientist and a full-stack engineer focused on optimization algorithms, genetic algorithms, machine learning and quantum computing. He has contributed to large-scale web applications at companies like Twitter and Microsoft, has undertaken applied research in both academia and industry. He also authored the Neatsort adaptive sorting algorithm. If you are enjoying our content pleas...

Mada Seghete - Deep Linking, Mobile Marketing #111

November 23, 2020 11:00 - 49 minutes - 33.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Mada Seghete Biography Mada leads market development and culture initiatives at Branch and is also one of its co-founders. Branch specializes in deep linking for mobile applications. Mada was born and raised in Romania and she came came to the US to study Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell University. She later earned her Masters of Engineering and MBA from Stanford.  Mada enjoys playing the latest viral mobile game,...

Noah Labhart - Math, Music, and Tech Startups #110

November 19, 2020 11:00 - 46 minutes - 32.2 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Noah Labhart. Noah Labhart is the CTO & Co-Founder of Veryable, and the Founder & CEO of Touchtap, a digital solutions studio. A tech veteran himself, Labhart is intimately familiar with the challenges, risks and rewards of introducing new tech into the world. Tune in to hear about how Noah became a two time tech startup founder.  If you are enjoying our content please leave us a rating and review or consider supporting us Quot...

Evan Korth - Sports Agent Turned Computer Science Professor #109

November 16, 2020 11:00 - 36 minutes - 25 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Evan Korth.  Evan Korth has worn many hats as an active member of NYC’s academic and innovation communities since ’99 — computer science professor, developer, investor, advisor, founder, expert witness, researcher, board member, coach and mentor. Evan also advises Flybridge Capital and sits on the NYU Innovation Venture Fund’s investment committee.  Evan’s work in helping his students find opportunities at startups in early 2000...

Gianluca Mauro - Artificial Intelligence Coach & Author #108

November 12, 2020 11:00 - 50 minutes - 34.8 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Gianluca Mauro.  Gianluca Mauro is the founder and lead artificial intelligence coach of the AI Academy and the co-author of Zero to AI, a non-technical hype free guide to prospering in the AI era from Manning Publications.  Gianluca’s roots lie in energy engineering from his University days, including getting a master’s from Università di Roma Tor Vergata. Since then, he has been in the tech space building apps, freelancing and ...

Develomentor Panel – Tech Hiring Tips From Employees and Managers

November 10, 2020 12:00 - 1 hour - 49.7 MB

Welcome to our second panel on Develomentor. Today's topic is tech hiring as an employee and as a manager.Today's guests are:Aline Lerner – Aline is the founder and CEO of Interviewing.io, a hiring platform aimed at making interviewing and finding a job in tech way less painful. You heard her first on the show in episode 44 where she shared her career path from MIT computer science to being a professional chef to tech recruiting and software engineering.  Daniel Tunkelang – Daniel is a comp...

#107 Chris Samiullah - How to Use Project Based Learning to Learn Coding?

November 09, 2020 10:00 - 46 minutes - 32.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Chris Samiullah.  From self taught developer to teaching 10,000+ developers, our guest today has turned a degree in English Literature from York and a Master’s of Science in International Business and Management into a 7+ year in tech as a developer. Over the course of his career, Chris Samiullah has worked in consulting doing dental practice acquisitions, healthcare and fintech, holding down titles like analyst, software engineer...

#107 Chris Samiullah - How to Use Project Based Learning to Learn Coding

November 09, 2020 10:00 - 46 minutes - 32.1 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Chris Samiullah.  From self taught developer to teaching 10,000+ developers, our guest today has turned a degree in English Literature from York and a Master’s of Science in International Business and Management into a 7+ year in tech as a developer. Over the course of his career, Chris Samiullah has worked in consulting doing dental practice acquisitions, healthcare and fintech, holding down titles like analyst, software engineer...

Monica Lent - Tech and Travel Blogger, Software Engineer #106

November 05, 2020 13:00 - 52 minutes - 35.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Monica Lent Monica Lent is an American software engineer and engineering manager living and working in Berlin, Germany. She started coding when she was 10 years old, and hasn’t stopped since then. In her 10+ year technical career (not including coding as a kid 😉), Monica has worked in a wide range of domains such as cloud services, natural language processing, e-learning, and fintech. She has taken on roles ranging from individu...

James Tucker - Theology Major Becomes Software Developer #105

November 02, 2020 15:00 - 46 minutes - 31.9 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is James Tucker.  James Tucker is a developer, husband, dog dad, and former aspiring pastor. Currently, he’s working at soona as a full stack engineer, building out a content creation platform primarily with Vue.js and Ruby on Rails. James is passionate about making things and teaching others code. When he’s not coding, you can probably find him spending time with his wife Megan, reading, playing ice hockey, or camping. If you are...

Hilliary Turnipseed - History Major Turned Tech Recruiter #104

October 29, 2020 13:00 - 53 minutes - 36.5 MB

Welcome to another episode of Develomentor. Today's guest is Hilliary Turnipseed. Hilliary Turnipseed is an experienced talent acquisition and management executive, specializing in early-stage startups, as well as the education technology, media production and advertising industries. Companies she has worked with include Discovery Communications, Black Girls CODE, POLITICO and Blackboard. While Turnipseed’s primary expertise is in recruitment, she also focuses on implementing diversity and...

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

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...

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...

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...

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Liz Liddy
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Nick Caldwell
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Renee Saint-Louis
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Stephen Carvelli
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