Each of our instructors has an educational or professional background in practical engineering, or data science, often combined with teaching experience. Our instructors have worked as engineers at Apple, NASA, Google, as well as large contracting firms and startups in web development, design, gaming, data science, and others.
Josh Knell, Director, Instruction and Student Readiness, has 15 years of practical web development and higher education instruction experience. During his tenure as a software engineer, Josh worked on enterprise projects for PepsiCo, Campbell's Soup, Under Armour and Walmart. Before joining Lambda, Josh was the CTO of bestcompany.com. Additionally, Josh has been teaching web development as an adjunct instructor at Utah Valley University for 7 years.
Beej Hall, our Computer Science Program Director, has more than 20 years of computer science experience, including time spent as an engineer at large corporations like Activision and HP, as well as several years teaching CS at Oregon State University. He is often cited for his guides on Network Programming, Unix, C, and more