I always knew I was interested in becoming a Web Developer but I was doing a non-technical degree at university an... Read more
Before I started the wagon, I was a marketing manager of IT company in Japan. After few years of working on projec... Read more
Technology is something that I always liked, that's why I decided to major in computer engineering. It was that mo... Read more
I graduated in 2013 from a business school with a specialisation in finance, then worked for 3 years in startups b... Read more
Simon quit his job as an IT Analyst after having read The Pickaxe book and took his first try at Rails by coding his own blog. To his surprise this was enough to find a job as a Ruby Programmer and he hasn't looked back ever since. Currently the CTO of the crowdfunding platform MyMicroInvest, he is still freelancing as he feels it's the best way to keep growing professionally as a developer.
After some years spent teaching future programmers, Martin worked as a Software Engineer, Team Leader and Agile Coach. He then co-founded PullReview, a toolchain which helps Ruby developers to improve their coding practices. Since October 2016 he's the CTO of Bluesquare. He has been a frequent speaker at the Brussels chapter of Rails Girls and at Paris.rb meetup.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
David is a front-end developer & designer by day. During the night he is a GitHub flooder & member of the sketch-note army. He helps students to build intuitive & sleek web products — together — one feature at a time.
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!