Mary is a Online Software Engineer at Warby Parker. As a self-taught software engineer who began learning to code after graduating college, Mary is incredibly passionate about helping others embark on a similar journey. She began as an Executive Assistant to the CTO at Warby Parker, and thanks to relentless determination and mentorship from colleagues, she worked her way into a full-time position as a software engineer on Warby Parker's Tech Ops team.
Taq Karim is currently Principal Software Engineer at Oracle, where he works on Moat - a third party attribution service for programmatic advertisements. Previously, Taq was Tech Lead of the demand side (DSP) team at Placeexchange, a programmatic advertising exchange platform for out of home media. He also moonlights as a lecturer, currently he is an Adjunct Professor at Baruch College where he teaches a graduate level course on technologies for managing Big Data. In the past, he has led workshops and courses on a wide variety of topics (frontend / backend) in institutions such as Coalition 4 Queens (now Pursuit), The Startup Institute, NYCDA, OneMonth, The King's College and Columbia Splash. In his spare time, Taq is usually thinking about math, building software, working on hardware hacks for home automation or hanging out with his cat, Layla Karim.
Gianluca is a Data Scientist at Microsoft and Director of Estimand, a consulting and training company working with academic and commercial customers. He has trained hundreds of students and professionals in coding and data science, and has spoken at many industry conferences and events. His background is in Mathematics/Statistics and Computer Science. He also holds a PhD in Biostatistics from Imperial College London, an MSc in Applied Mathematics from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, and a BSc in Computer Science from the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano.
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