About the Hosts
Podcast Host & Editor at Hacker Noon
Amy Tom is an Editor and the Podcast Host at Hacker Noon. She studied digital marketing, and she subsequently worked in IT Security, Business, Copywriting, and more. When she isn’t editing or writing, you’ll probably discover her obsessing about a new podcast, in the middle of a 2-hr power walk, or in a travel/scuba diving-based fantasize. She will talk techie to you lot all day about data, security, device lifecycle, and all the business organisation considerations that come along with information technology.
CEO of Hacker Noon
David Smooke is the leader of Hacker Apex. He grew the company from startup marketing bureau (ArtMap Inc) into a publishing and software visitor (Hacker Apex). He begins his every morning by reviewing the best Hacker Noon story submissions from all around the internet.
Business Annotator at Hacker Noon
Hang is the Business organisation Analyst at Hacker Noon, where she works on full general operational, authoritative, and financial activities. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Fiscal Mathematics and Concern Management (with a small-scale in Spanish). In her free time, she reads, watches videos on Youtube and saves memes from the Internet.
VP of Growth at Hacker Apex
Limarc Ambalina is the VP of Growth at Hacker Noon, interested in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and video games. He began his career every bit a clickbait writer for various Valnet publications but speedily transitioned into video game journalism. Later on moving to Tokyo in 2016, he became a prominent author in the Japanese anime and pop civilisation beats. As a tech writer, he interviews developers in the machine learning and virtual reality industries and helps promote interesting studies and innovative technologies.
Linh Dao Smooke
COO & Mama-in-Master at Hacker Noon
Linh Dao Smooke makes sure the light is on at Hacker Noon. Since she joined total-time in 2017, Hacker Apex’south traffic, revenue and team quality accelerated and grew many folds. Previously, she was caput of Asia Marketing at Minerva Project ($100M in funding). Linh likewise founded the offset creativity army camp in Vietnam, CKP, which continues to empower Viet students nine years in. Her experience in education has been instrumental in how Hacker Apex onboards, nurtures, and serves its community of writers and sponsors.
VP of Editorial at Hacker Noon
Natasha Nel is Hacker Noon’s Managing Editor. She graduated from the Academy of Cape Boondocks in 2012 with a postgrad degree in journalism and political sciences, and her subsequent piece of work experience in both reporting and content marketing strategy take earned her the incomparable honor of being Hacker Apex’south go-to “words person”. Natasha’south startup resume spans the media and publication; online education; health; cannabis; and blockchain industries.
Full-Stack Developer at Hacker Noon
Richard Kubina is a full-stack programmer at Hacker Noon. He comes from a background of manufacturing where he orchestrated various pieces of hardware to build things on assembly lines while collecting information to brand charts and graphs with. He likes databases, voxels, pixels, and sounds a lot. CSS non so much.
VP of Business organisation Development at Hacker Apex
Utsav Jaiswal graduated from Bharat’southward top dental college and decided to get a writer instead – much to the disappointment of his very Indian parents. Shortly, he was writing almost bitcoin for bitcoin. He also helped a few businesses build robust decentralized technical architectures. At Hacker Noon, Utsav serves as the VP of Business Development and Blockchain Editor. At present, he obsesses over sales pitches, nerds over email copies, and fixates over furthering decentralization.
Software Engineer at Hacker Apex
Guy is a 17-year-old software engineer and educatee from Scotland and South Africa, heading to the Academy of Edinburgh to pursue a degree in Computer Scientific discipline! When he’due south non being a nerd and staring at code all day, he enjoys reading, drinking, and building stuff, he documents his journey through all of this on https://torbet.co and https://twitter.com/guytorbet
Kien Dao has worked for Hacker Apex since June 2018 equally a Customs Director and Special Projects Intern and was promoted to Brand Executive equally of September 2018. He is in charge of designing branding logos, promoting images for diverse projects and campaigns and communicating with the Hacker Noon community. Kien has a website https://kientdao.wixsite.com/kiendao where he shows his love for graphic design, videography, and photography.