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 deciding that Berlin was going to be her final destination. 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"
With more than 8 years experience as Software engineer, Project lead & IT Product trainer, Shekhar has interviewed 100+ career changers / job seekers (IT) in MNCs including IBM, Cognizant. Hailing from a family of teachers, Shekhar has a strong inclination towards education which eventually turned him into a Data Science Mentor from an IT professional. He believes that 'Mentoring is an art of providing students with new ways of thinking or learning in a structured manner'. In his past assignments, he had the opportunity to train 30+ Data Analysts & Scientists to help them change/ progress in their careers. Shekhar holds a bachelor in Computers and has a keen interest in Intelligent Machines.
Catch-phrase "Give me Data. I will tell a Story"
Favorite spot "Britzer Garten"
Fun fact "The first time I hit a football was with a Cricket bat."