Our Specialists were top performers in their field at tech companies like Amazon as well as influential early employees at startups that are now worth billions like GitHub. Together we have experience hiring hundreds of tech professionals and mentoring even more.
Working in Enterprise Application Development, Damola has prototyped tools and powered businesses as the CTO-in-Residence at Microsoft. With 14+ years of experience and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell University, Damola guides fellows at Pathrise through technical interview preparation and industry advice.
Cassandra has coached groups and individuals for over 7 years, helping them grow past mental obstacles in their job search and shift into an empowered mindset. On top of being a coach at Pathrise, she also runs the personal growth subscription box company, CoachCrate.
Certified by Yale and Harvard in the art of negotiation, Shane has worked as a former Head of Sales at the American Negotiation Institute as well as volunteering at the National Suicide Hotline. He has successfully negotiated with companies such as Microsoft, Apple, and other Fortune 500's.
Now he works with Pathrise fellows to get the most out of their job offers through negotiation.
Danielle is a keynote speaker and published author that brings over 15 years of experience as a brand manager for organizations like McDonald’s and American Airlines. She has provided accreditation training for hundreds of Career Coaches in the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Professional Association of Resume Writers (PARW).
Ilana is currently a Technical Recruiter at Amazon and Recruiting Specialist at Pathrise. As a recruiter, she is able to teach fellows about how hiring works on the backend so they can avoid critical mistakes that many candidates make in their job search process.
The rest of our mentors come from industry leading companies