Chris started his career in 2002 as a software engineer at IBM working on large enterprise software. He started working with Ruby in 2007 consulting and coding for several startups. Later, he founded his own startup, a video interviewing platform for recruiters and hiring managers. Chris has also been a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting in its Salesforce practice as a SME (subject matter expert) for Ruby, Heroku and iOS development. Prior to Launch School, Chris was the engineering manager and technical lead in a VC backed startup in San Francisco.
In all, Chris has over 16 years of software engineering, consulting, and various leadership experience. His work experience has ranged from Fortune 100 companies to startups and small businesses. When he's not programming, he enjoys playing basketball and spending time with his wife and poodle.
January 9th, 2017 | Season 1 | 47 mins 9 secs
In this interview, Tommy Caruso shares with us his strategy of balancing a family, kids, finishing up his Computer Science degree, and Launch School all at the same time. Oh, and he’s also interning in his spare time. We had a great time chatting...
January 4th, 2017 | Season 1 | 35 mins 35 secs
One of our students, Karl Lingiah, took time to answer some questions and talk about his journey so far at Launch School. He shares his ideas on learning in general, and specifically what his experience has been so far at Launch School. Note: we had a...