Coming from a background in history and political science, Jost graduated as a Master in Business Coaching and Change Management. With a decade of experience as recruiter, job-coach and career-consultant, he brings a unique knowledge of the Berlin job market. During your classes he will assure your best preparation in the process of application via individual coaching sessions and workshops.
Catch-phrase "Fetch more APIs"
Favorite spot "Bornholmer Hütte Beergarden & Bowling"
Fun fact "I have the same middle-name as Santa"
Before co-founding Code Academy Berlin, Lucas was an aerospace engineer and has strong industrial experience working within the IT industry. For over five years, he worked in software architecture for Airbus in France. Passionate about travel, Lucas roamed the globe until he passed by Berlin… and never left. As a web developing mentor, you’ll find that Lucas is always keen to jump onto new projects and discuss ideas, no matter how challenging they may seem (and especially with a cold beer).
Catch-phrase "Hold my beer!"
Favorite spot "Boxhagener Platz (Boxi)"
Fun fact "I’m not fun."
Former architect with a Master of Science in Architecture and Technology, Ottavia studied and worked in several countries before coming to Berlin. Here, after following an academy of programming herself, she worked as a mentor for over an year while keeping updated with the latest technologies through several projects and competitions. Thanks to these experiences she brings an unique mix of knowledge of the tech industry and understanding for people that have never coded before. Ask her anything and she will find a million different ways to explain it!
Catch-phrase "A day ends better with an aperitif"
Favorite spot "Admiralbrücke"
Fun fact "I admit it, I eat pasta everyday"
After her Italian literature and linguistics studies, Sarah worked as project manager for a dubbing and subtitling company and as a German teacher for a private school in Berlin. With her unique mix of skills and experiences, she is helping Code Academy Berlin with all administrational matters and she helps the students dealing with the Agentur für Arbeit and Jobcentre.
Catch-phrase "From there we came outside and saw the stars"
Favorite spot "Grunewald"
Fun fact "Ich bin ein Berliner!"
Originally from Spain, Raúl came to Berlin one day and loved the city so much that it’s being already 10 years working and living here. Studied Economics in Salamanca, and worked for various international pharmaceutical companies, and also led his own start-up to success. In this city, he discovered not only the kneipen with the cheapest beer, but also his passion about Coding, so he decided to change his career and jump into it . As a web mentor, he will coach you with knowledge, patience and almost inexhaustible good humour. Beside coding, he is also a passionate cook and diver, and he will happily organice you the most amazing travel around Spain, if you just know Mallorca and Barcelona.
Catch-phrase "Smells like cinnamon, but it is poison, but it smells like cinnamon…"
Favorite spot "Any U8 Stop after Feierabend."
Fun fact "He can cook a steak for 48 hours, to be eaten in 15 minutes."
Coming from a strong engineering background, Killian worked in design, automation and process engineering in the aircraft and pharma industries before coming to Berlin. After two years as logistics lead for a small company, he decided to re-skill in data science. Killian’s passion for working on energy saving projects in resource-intensive industries and keeping up with emerging technologies will be an asset to students looking to use their newfound skills to make a difference.
Catch-phrase "That’s Numberwang!"
Favorite spot "Boulderklub Kreuzberg"
Fun fact "He helped found a full contact historical sport fighting federation."