secondCareerDevs

Episodes

010 - Michael Chan - Home Grown Accountant to Software Engineer

Published: June 30, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Michael Chan, a well known conference speaker and web developer in the React community. He shares his story of growing up working in the family business and how that took him from accounting, to music, to web development. He shares some nuggets of wisdom and a great new conference talk idea along the way.
Guest: Michael Chan - @chantastic

009 - Chris Bedowitz - Wall St. and Professional Poker to Software Engineer

Published: May 26, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Chris Bedowitz about how long lasting passion for technology took him from Wall Street, to the poker table, and eventually into software development. A more seasoned career changer than most, Chris has lots of great advice to share for those who are considering making a change themselves.
Guest: Chris Bedowitz - @CBedzz

008 - Shannon Kendall - Film Actress turned JavaScript Developer

Published: May 07, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Shannon Kendall about the life of being an actress, the challenges she faced, and what prompted her to set her life in a whole new direction. She provides a number of useful insights that could have only been learned by spending time in front of the camera.
Guest: Shannon Kendall - @snkendall_

007 - Joel Griffith - Jazz Trumpeter Turned Software Engineer

Published: March 25, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Joel Griffith, a former jazz trumpeter turned software engineer. Fair warning, you might want a box of tissues for this episode. Joel teaches us some heartfelt, tough lessons you can only learn by going through tragedy and coming out the other side with a new career and a new perspective.
Guest: Joel Griffith

006 - Madison Kanna - Fashion Model to Full Stack Dev

Published: February 13, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Madison Kanna, a fashion model turned full stack developer. We discuss her passion for trying new things, the chip on her shoulder that motivated her to change careers, and how she's made the most of her non-traditional background.
Guest: Madison Kanna - @Madisonkanna

005 - Andrew Cook - EMT to Cloud Consultant

Published: January 19, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Andrew Cook, a cloud technology consultant for Fortune 500 companies. He shares the insights he gained from years of working as an EMT paramedic. From real triage to dev triage, Cook's story is full of wisdom and lessons you won't want to miss.
Guest: Andrew Cook - @codingwcookie

004 - Bobby Johnson - from Tyson Farms to Auth0

Published: January 12, 2018
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Bobby Johnson, a developer advocate for Auth0 Extend. He shares with us how he went from Tyson Farms to a long career in software development.
Guest: Bobby Johnson - @NotMyself

003 - Claire Niederberger - The Environmental Designer

Published: December 21, 2017
In this episode of Second Career Devs, I chat with Claire Niederberger, an environmental designer turned "deseloper". She shares her story about building exhibits in New York City and how that impacts her work today.
Guest: Claire Niederberger - @clairenied
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