Vancouver Tech Podcast Ep. 49: Launch Academy

Drew and guest co-host Alexandra Moxin talk about what qualifies someone as a senior software developer vsersus intermediate or junior, and how that changes depending on company, product, project, and type of skills required. They also touch on project management, event storming, learning to code, meetups around town, then interview Hussein from Launch Academy and the Vancouver Pixel Crafters Meetup group.

Our guest this week is Launch Academy general manager Hussein Hallak of Launch Academy, an active mentor, instructor, entrepreneur, and community builder. Hallack currently facilitates the Vancouver Pixel Crafters meetup.

The interview covers topics including why it’s important to have a supportive network where you’re challenged and supported and recovering from failure, and how it’s an integral part of the learning process.

The Vancouver Tech Podcast is a weekly show focusing on the growing tech industry in the city of Vancouver. Get caught up on the events and meetups around town, startups, new businesses, developers, designers, community programs, and news. Each episode includes an interview with an outstanding member of our community.

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