This week’s guest on The Tech Academy Podcast is Matthew McLuckie, a Senior Software Development Manager with comScore, Inc. After working for many years as a developer for WebMD, Matt now focuses on training and coaching the next generation of developers.
In this episode Erik and Matt discuss what it’s like going from a .NET shop to working with open source technologies, Matt’s specialization in the onboarding and training process, and their different experiences entering the field with a computer science degree vs. being self-taught.
As always, stay tuned for another one of Jack Stanley’s Helpful Tips at the end of the episode!
Speaker: Matt McLuckie
29 Dec 2017
Ep. 19 Josh Carter
This week we are joined by guest Josh Carter for another great episode of The Tech Academy Podcast. Josh is the CEO of Patriot Bootcamp, a nonprofit who’s mission is to equip veterans and their families with education and resources to be successful entrepreneurs in technology.
In this episode you’ll hear about just a few of Josh’s many past lives that brought him to founding Patriot Bootcamp. His background is mainly in telecommunications, but we hear about his experience in the Navy, graduating from art school in San Francisco, working in radio, and his experience at Twilio and how that led him to founding startups. Both Navy vets, Erik and Josh also discuss some of the great work that Patriot Boocamp and similar organizations are doing to help veterans transition into working and starting successful business in the technology field.
Stay tuned at the end of the episode for another helpful tip from Jack Stanley!
Disclaimer: This episode is a conversation with two Navy Veterans, so some language used may not be suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion is advised.
Speaker: Josh Carter
19 Apr 2018
Ep. 10 Johnny Reiser
On this week's episode of The Tech Academy Podcast our host Erik Gross learns about life as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer with guest Johnny Reiser!
Johnny and Erik talk about our guest's entry into the tech world 20 years ago at Microsoft, what helped him go from a "contract cowboy" to landing a permanent position as a QA Engineer, how is martial arts training helped his tech career — and much more!
Be sure to stay tuned for Jack's Helpful Tips if you're an aspiring developer or junior developer! This week's tip will help you to continually grow as a software developer and perpetuate your success.
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