CS Leadership Series: Major League Hacking and kidOYO

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:30 to 14:00
Room 120 (105 Seats)

The CS Undergraduate Lecture Series welcomes two presenters on Feb. 28. Jon Gottfried from Major League Hacking will discuss how to become a great hacker. Melora and Devon Loffreto from kidOYO will cover becoming a volunteer computer science mentor.

MLH abstract:
Hacking is the intersection of art and programming, where you use your creativity to build brand new technology. I'm going to share stories, pro-tips, and recommendations on how to learn new tech skills, use them in interesting ways, and build a portfolio that gets people excited to work with you in the future.
Bio: Jon Gottfried is the co-founder of Major League Hacking, the official student hackathon league. He is one of the foremost experts on Developer Relations. Jon previously worked as a Developer Evangelist at Twilio and Echo Nest, served as National Director for StartupBus, and co-created the Hacker Union. Jon loves creating new technology and teaching people to do the same. He graduated from SUNY Stony Brook University in 2011 and was recently named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 Education category and the Stony Brook 40 Under 40 for Entrepreneurship.

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