About the Hosts
Podcast Host & Editor at Hacker Noon
Amy Tom is an Editor and the Podcast Host at Hacker Apex. She studied digital marketing, and she later worked in IT Security, Business organization, Copywriting, and more. When she isn’t editing or writing, you lot’ll probably find her obsessing nigh a new podcast, in the middle of a 2-hour power walk, or in a travel/scuba diving-based daydream. She volition talk techie to you all day well-nigh data, security, device lifecycle, and all the business considerations that come forth with information technology.
CEO of Hacker Noon
David Smooke is the leader of Hacker Noon. He grew the company from startup marketing agency (ArtMap Inc) into a publishing and software company (Hacker Noon). He begins his every morning by reviewing the best Hacker Noon story submissions from all around the net.
Business organization Analyst at Hacker Apex
Hang is the Business Analyst at Hacker Noon, where she works on general operational, administrative, and financial activities. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Mathematics and Business Direction (with a minor in Spanish). In her gratis time, she reads, watches videos on Youtube and saves memes from the Internet.
VP of Growth at Hacker Noon
Limarc Ambalina is the VP of Growth at Hacker Apex, interested in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and video games. He began his career as a clickbait writer for various Valnet publications just quickly transitioned into video game journalism. Later on moving to Tokyo in 2016, he became a prominent writer in the Japanese anime and popular culture 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-Chief at Hacker Noon
Linh Dao Smooke makes sure the light is on at Hacker Apex. Since she joined full-time in 2017, Hacker Noon’southward traffic, revenue and team quality accelerated and grew many folds. Previously, she was head of Asia Marketing at Minerva Projection ($100M in funding). Linh also founded the first inventiveness military camp in Vietnam, CKP, which continues to empower Viet students ix years in. Her experience in educational activity has been instrumental in how Hacker Noon onboards, nurtures, and serves its customs of writers and sponsors.
VP of Editorial at Hacker Noon
Natasha Nel is Hacker Apex’s Managing Editor. She graduated from the University of Cape Town 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 have earned her the incomparable award of being Hacker Noon’s go-to “words person”. Natasha’s startup resume spans the media and publication; online education; wellness; cannabis; and blockchain industries.
Total-Stack Developer at Hacker Noon
Richard Kubina is a full-stack developer at Hacker Noon. He comes from a background of manufacturing where he orchestrated various pieces of hardware to build things on associates lines while collecting information to make charts and graphs with. He likes databases, voxels, pixels, and sounds a lot. CSS not and then much.
VP of Business Development at Hacker Noon
Utsav Jaiswal graduated from India’southward elevation dental higher and decided to become a writer instead – much to the thwarting of his very Indian parents. Before long, he was writing about 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. Now, he obsesses over sales pitches, nerds over email copies, and fixates over furthering decentralization.
Software Engineer at Hacker Noon
Guy is a 17-yr-former software engineer and student from Scotland and South Africa, heading to the Academy of Edinburgh to pursue a degree in Computer science! When he’southward not being a nerd and staring at code all solar 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 Noon since June 2018 as a Community Director and Special Projects Intern and was promoted to Make Executive as of September 2018. He is in charge of designing branding logos, promoting images for various projects and campaigns and communicating with the Hacker Noon community. Kien has a website https://kientdao.wixsite.com/kiendao where he shows his dear for graphic design, videography, and photography.