Coming from California, USA, Dustin earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science in 2014. He’s worked at various software QA (Quality Assurance) jobs, particularly in the video game industry, before joining our program. Dustin loves video games, so he is interested in hardware, software, AR, VR, and anything else related to games.
Hiro is originally from Osaka, Japan but now lives on Tokyo. He’s been working as a Japanese system integrator (Japan Business Systems) for 14 years. He has experience as a project manager, a product owner, and Windows network infrastructure architect. His main tech areas of interest are Blockchain and Deep learning.
Kimiko has lived in Hyogo, Miami, Thomasville, Atlanta, and now Tokyo. She was an English teacher in Hyogo for 7 years and later was hired as a programmer in Tokyo. As a new programmer, she’s come to us to improve her skills and further develop her tech interests and knowledge, especially in security and networking.
Michael comes to us from Berlin. Having spent the last 6 years living across the world from London, to Singapore, to San Francisco, he now finds himself with us in Tokyo. He founded a startup around an app for e-sports fans called PatronGG. He’s also an advisor at Lead Sports Accelerator, mentoring esports startups and entrepreneurs.
Nour comes from Damascus, Syria where he worked as a lawyer. He developed an interest in technology and began studying Java and understanding how to use Oracle. Nour was a graduate from our first Foundations course.
A Tokyo native and ultra-marathoner in his spare time, Tsubasa has experience as a CRE (Customer Reliability Engineer) for a product called Track. Before joining Code Chrysalis, he worked at a startup in Shibuya called Givery, where he will be returning to after graduation to join their engineering team. He is very interested in Mesh Networking, Blockchain, Low-power, long-distance IoT and Pentesting.
Tsuyoshi is a local Tokyoite. Before joining Code Chrysalis, he worked at an IT company called Roboken where he maintained their existing websites. He is interested in mobile applications and enjoys riding his gliders.