She is dedicated to helping others transition into the field and believes wholeheartedly that learning can and should be fun. When not creating things for the web, you can find her riding her motorcycle down the rugged California coastline or baking a mean batch of chocolate chip cookies.
Dave is a social entrepreneur with a passion for using data science to solve big societal problems. Dave has spent the past 10+ years building big data products for the financial industry, consulting for non-profits, and launching innovative digital enterprises. Dave has been featured on NPR and BBC and has been consulted by the White House Business Counsel. Dave is currently the CEO of Waitbot Inc, a congestion management technology company dedicated to saving people time and making organizations more operationally efficient. Dave has a BS in Computer Engineering, and Masters in Business Administration & Public Policy each from the University of Michigan.
John McSwain is a mobile & web application software consultant, emerging technology enthusiast, & founder/CEO of base10 Software LLC, an Georgia-based mobile software development company. John has developed applications & served as a subject matter expert for Turner Sports, Lowe’s, Halliburton, Walmart, General Motors, Ernst & Young, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, & InterContinental Hotels Group. John built the first iOS edition of NBA Game Time, developed back-end frameworks for push notifications across multiple mobile platforms (APNS, GCM, MPNS), and has served as a speaker/panelist in multiple technology conferences.
John has completed degrees in Mathematics (A.A.) & Computer Science (A.S.) from Georgia Perimeter College, Web Technologies from the University of Connecticut (B.G.S), Human Computer Interaction from Iowa State University (M.S.), Business Administration from the Georgia Institute of Technology (MBA), and Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida (M.S. ~2017).
John mentors people of all ages and experience levels seeking entry into the digital technology and software industries. He is also a professional jazz saxophonist and aspiring electric bass guitarist. John resides in Atlanta, GA with his wife and children.
Ethiopia Rabb has been working in the field of web design and graphics for the last 10 years. She has always had a talent for mathematics and a love for fashion and design. Ethiopia pursued the former by studying for a mathematics degree from Spelman College. While in school she explored her artistic interest by working as a production artist at an urban fashion company. She began doing minor updates for their website and never looked back. Ethiopia had discovered the perfect mix of mathematical logic and visual design. After going to work for one of the topInteractive Media Companies in Atlanta Ethiopia continued her education at Georgia Tech earning a Masters in Digital Media. She now works as web developer, designer, and usability specialist in the ATL.
Arthur Bouie currently works as a Lead Enterprise Solution Engineer at Optimizely. Previously, he was employed at Nativo as their Director of Solutions Engineering, Livefyre as a Senior Solutions Engineer, Dow Jones as a Senior Design Tech and at HUGE as a Front-End Dev, working on sites for Target, American Express, and ASME among others.
When not in front of a computer, he can be found cooking, hitting drums, and putting together D&D campaigns. He always happy to answer questions and loves talking about diversity in technology and helping to grow careers across different specialties.
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