Rachelle was the first recruiter at GitHub and helped scale GitHub up from its early stages in 2013. Before GitHub, Rachelle ran university programs for Google recruiting and after GitHub, Rachelle went on a "tour of duty" recruiting technical talent for the U.S. Digital Service at The White House.
She uses her expertise and network in technical recruiting to help fellows find, network, and negotiate their ways into their dream positions.
Brian was a senior software engineer for Zazzle, one of the largest product customization marketplaces in the world. There he led several features on the mobile team. Before Zazzle, Brian was a software engineer at CBS and founded a company called Spondevu.
Now Brian works directly with students on technical interview preparation and how to find the best possible job in the field of software engineering.
Elizabeth is a product designer at Khan Academy who works on core elements of the online education program, like the core content library experience. Before then, she worked for a variety of companies as a designer, from large corporations like LinkedIn to up-and-coming startups like Sprig.
Drawing from all the portfolio reviews, designer case studies, and design projects that she's worked on and given out from both sides of the table, Elizabeth helps students enter into the still-developing world of design.
Deyton was an engineering manager and engineering lead at DocuSign. Having taken the entire journey from starting as an iOS engineer to working directly with the CTO on special projects, Deyton brings a unique perspective on long-term career advancement.
Having interviewed hundreds of engineers in his time in leadership and having mentored plenty of different young professionals on his teams, Deyton applies his experience to help students transition from their education to impactful industry work.
Sarah has been teaching for the past 8 years. First assisting courses at Stanford, then moving on to being a lead instructor and developer for some major courses on Udacity, and finally acting as an instructor at a few coding bootcamps including Dev Bootcamp.
Along the way Sarah has also been a software engineer at Google and The Center for Effective Altruism, and loves working with students and being as helpful as she can be.
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