Despite having plenty of entrepreneurship experience under his belt, Lucas grew frustrated at having to rely on external technical assistance to turn his ideas into reality. A passionate teacher but an even more fervent learner, Lucas joined Le Wagon Shanghai and is today the founder and CTO of GOJI, an online ESL marketplace and learning service provider.
An investment banker by trade, Nathan grew frustrated with the lack of room for creativity in his job. He wanted to build things for his day-to-day. He started out his own e-commerce stores and became acquainted with programming. Wanting to bring his skills to the next level, Nathan joined Le Wagon Shanghai's coding bootcamp and never looked back since.
While scaling the corporate finance ladder, Dan soon realized that she enjoyed her part-time hobby - photography - more. That was the impetus to begin her search for a way to combine art and technology to turn cool ideas into reality. For someone who hasn't heard of "UI" prior to joining Le Wagon Shanghai, Dan has since progressed rapidly as a developer.
From selling shades and managing a bar in Florida, Adam made the jump to Shanghai teaching English. Wanting to develop his own WeChat Mini Program to conduct English summer camps, Adam plunged into coding with Le Wagon Shanghai. Through Le Wagon, he landed himself a role as WeChat developer at Mobio Interactive and now builds WeChat MPs on a daily basis.
Graduating from university with an English degree, Ting started out in business development. Yet, Ting's curiosity drew her towards the tech scene, where the opportunity to learn something new every day proved rewarding for her. After learning to code with Le Wagon Shanghai, Ting is now better able to communicate with her tech teams and clients at Altima.
Curious about CS, Rachel took the plunge into coding with Le Wagon Shanghai, which equipped her to make the most out of her student life. Web development and project management skills gleaned helped Rachel to be an active driver of Tech For Good at her university. Today, Rachel is inspired to use tech to increase social impacts of work done in her community.
A coder at heart, Justin had taken various CS courses in the past but was unable to build valuable software projects needed by consumers. This prompted him to turn to Le Wagon Shanghai to seek out a more practical approach to learn programming. A student now, Justin doubles up as an Algorithm Developer and a Statistical Modeling & Deep Learning researcher.
Convinced that programming and design are both needed to solve real-world problems, Sam left Alibaba Hema 盒马鲜生 in order to up-skill and quickly became a full-stack developer. He is now taking UI and WeChat projects as a freelance with a very rich toolkit of skills.
Having amassed entrepreneurship experience in fashion-tech, Audrey wanted to equip herself with deeper technical skills to become a better product manager. She turned to Le Wagon Shanghai, where she gained the impetus and hard skills to spearhead multiple freelancing projects up till today. Audrey hopes to continue to be part of the growth of fashion-tech.
Jing graduated from RMIT in 2014 and started out as an Art Director at a business she started with her friends. However, she felt herself plateauing and wanted a new challenge to develop her design skills. Le Wagon Shanghai thus provided her with the platform to jumpstart her career. Jing has since gone on to found her own company, 时禅工作室 TimeZen Studio.
Never would Lauren have expected to be working together with the journalists she grew up following. Just months before joining Le Wagon Shanghai, Lauren was gaining lots of experience in a role she didn't enjoy - sales. She wanted a career change. Since graduating from Le Wagon, Lauren became a software developer at The Guardian and never looked back since.