Before Le Wagon, I spent about a year doing various online courses to try to learn how to code. They taught me the... Read more
When I decided to change my career, I quickly realised that I needed to acquire new skills in a fast way, so no un... Read more
Before landing at Le Wagon, Margo worked for three years as a litigation lawyer in Montreal. She discovered the joys of programming at Le Wagon Brussels which she completed in 2015. Nowadays, when she is not teaching at Le Wagon, Margo can be found creating and running STEM workshops for kids and teens at Techies Lab which she co-founded with Anne Collet. Despite her newfound love for all things digital, she still carries around a paper agenda.
After receiving his Bachelors in Communication and Multimedia Design, Lars decided he wanted to add programming to his set of skills. He was a student in the first Amsterdam batch of Le Wagon. Lars can be described as a full-stack programmer, equally favouring back-end and front-end development. He also provides workshops and coaching in concept development. Currently he's active as a teacher & TA and as a founder of his company, Unless. Lars is determined to change the world, one cool idea at a time.
Always looking for patterns around him to gain holistic understanding. Currently a sociologist, meditator, yogi and programmer. At the age of seventeen he spent a month teaching english in Kenya, which inspired him to travel and sparked an interest in positive change on an international level. Subsequently he went on to study sociology with an interest in international development projects. His passion project, creating a kickstarter for development projects brought him to his calling: using technology for positive change. Now teaching at Le Wagon, educating himself about blockchain technology and working as a freelance developer while travelling the world.
Karine is the perfect frontend teacher. With a graphic design background, she has worked in web agencies for several years before getting bored and joining Le Wagon 2 years ago. Since, she worked as a Freelance before launching Poulpe with Alice Morin, a Digital Agency. Above all, she's got taste, patience, and talent, which makes here an awesome frontend and web-design teacher for our students.
After studying Social Sciences Michèle decided she wanted something else entirely, applying for the first Le Wagon bootcamp in Amsterdam. Le Wagon instigated a profound change in Michèle and she welcomed the programmer lifestyle with open arms. Her love for programming rubbed off on those around her and she was swiftly invited to be the bootcamp manager for the second batch of Le Wagon in Amsterdam. After the batch ended she started working and living as a digital nomad, teaching in multiple countries and starting her entrepreneurial career with the company 'Unless'. Together with Lars Böhm they specialize in making and mentoring products for startups.
After working for 10 years as a Knowledge and Information Manager, Anne went back to university to follow a degree in ICT. End of 2014, she launched (and since then, drives) Le Wagon Brussels. An ambassador of Rails Girls and a co-founder of the Techies Lab, she loves helping others to overcome the sometimes frustrating learning process and seeing the bright light in their eyes when the magic of coding gets unveiled!
After an engineering school, Boris worked for 3 years in financial markets before getting bored. He quit to live his real passion, web-development and product design. Co-founding Le Wagon as CEO, he has been teaching frontend, web-design and Rails for 4 years and also gives frequent talks on technical entrepreneurship in major business & engineering schools.
Thomas is a full-stack developper with a great engineering background. After 5 years as a Project Manager in the Intelligent Transport area, he spent 18 months in Shanghai as a professional squash coach. Then, he went back to Paris to join Le Wagon and launched Open Loge at the end of the program. From then, Thomas has kept coding on dozens of Rails applications as a freelance. He has a strong experience now and can help entrepreneurs build exactly what they want.
After a master and a PhD in computer engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico, Carlos founded Pricious, an ecommerce platform with discounts financed with advertisements. He has been programming in ruby on Rails for a long time now, and he loves to teach and communicate his passion for software development and for building creative digital solutions. He joined a Toastmaster club in 2014 to improve his communication skills and become a better public speaker and leader, which makes him an awesome teacher!
After 8 years working on e-commerce apps, Cecile now likes sharing her passion for Ruby and Rails. Coming from Lille, she's an active member of the local Ruby & Rails community (co-organizing Rails Girls & Ruby Burgers events). Initially a teacher at Le Wagon Paris, she also teaches in various European cities to bring our students all her experience and expertise!
Damian sold his first website at the age of 16 and has been doing web development ever since. He dropped out of college at 20 years old and worked as a freelancer while creating online products like hashtagbattle.com. At the age of 21, he was the first and youngest teacher in France to share his experience with Rails. Then he moved to Morocco to set up an innovation agency and trained some of the finest engineers in the country. Today, he's an independent consultant still in love with Rails and passionate about making great products.
With 10+ years experience of programming, using Ruby & Rails for more than 5 years, Gabriel has been teaching Le Wagon students from batch #1, all around Europe! Now a freelance developer, digital nomad and meditation practitioner, Gabriel is a king in teaching techniques...
Jad is a fullstack teacher and an active conference speaker.
He's on a mission to inspire developers around the world by coaching at Le Wagon coding bootcamp in Europe and regularly speaking at international conferences.
Lately, Jad's focus lies on spreading knowledge about Progressive Web Apps and mentoring developers through online courses, blog articles and workshops for startups & enterprises.
Pedro is brazilian and has worked as a professional advertisement and fashion photographer for 12 years. Living in Paris since 2012 he took a leap of faith and decided to embrace his geekiness and learnt to code at Le Wagon bootcamp. He has fallen in love with code and the Le Wagon family ever since. After working in Paris and Amsterdam as a teaching assistant he teamed up with Fernando and Mathieu to bring Le Wagon to brazil.
After dropping out of business school out of extreme boredom and launching his first education startup, Nicolas decided to up his game by learning how to build websites and applications @ Le Wagon Paris. Now a professional developer, his time is shared between freelance projects, development coaching and his true passion, helping new Le Wagon students on their way to code awesomeness.
Nicole has been designing websites and apps for over 5 years. She has a passion for creating beautiful design solutions for the digital world with experience in front-end development. She is currently a freelancer working with startups and big clients around the world. Besides that, she loves sharing her knowledge and passion about web design by writing articles on her site and coaching Le Wagon students!
A former senior international TV correspondent for Russian networks, Andrey fell in love with programming while working in France and decided to change his career entirely. After graduating from Le Wagon in Paris he found his calling in helping people from different walks of life to discover the beauty of code. Considers programming a form of creative writing.