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
Paul has been living in Tokyo since 2010 and spent most of his career in the tech industry. After supporting the expansion of global brands in Japan on the business side, Paul dived into web programming thanks to Le Wagon to pursue his entrepreneurship ideas. Realizing both the potential of Japanese innovation and the need for disruptive talents, Paul & Sylvain founded Le Wagon Tokyo to support creative entrepreneurs build amazing products in Japan.
Right after graduating from his engineering degree in 2006, Sylvain left France to set foot in Vietnam and join the founding team of Officience, an IT outsourcing company. That’s where he gained the conviction that startups and entrepreneurs were transforming the world through disruptive ideas and lines of code. He met with Paul in Japan and they quickly decided to drive Le Wagon to Tokyo. Sylvain coaches startups on growth-hacking & MVP definition, and regularly shares his thoughts on innovation, entrepreneurship and management on his blog.
Maria is an alumni from Yale University, an airport lounge sleeper, nacho cheese enthusiast, yoga instructor and a ninja back-end engineer! She moved to China in 2014 to explore the tech scene and is currently leading the development team at 5:IT, while sharing her thoughts on her blog and running a small supper club. Maria will guide Le Wagon students through the first steps of the Rails back-end framework, and help them build MVPs!
A truly multi-cultural and cross-disciplinary person, Dimitri learnt to code in Ruby after working for years in the cinema industry. He has now found his passion, working as a freelance web developer while living in Japan! Dimitri brings clarity to problems and makes sure students deeply understand the concepts, while giving lots of energy to our classrooms.
Francisco is an enthusiastic fullstack developer who loves making beautiful and interactive websites. Alumni from Tokyo University and Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, he has traveled all around the world while following his passion - programming. Francisco is located in Tokyo and will teach you everything you need to know about front-end and user interaction.
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 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.