The Best Instructors

Our instructors are expert and up-to-date in the subjects they teach, because they continue to spend time working on real-world industry applications. At the same time, they are expert trainers – able to communicate complex concepts clearly, understandably and with the enthusiasm that will inspire you to learn.

Daniel Zen

Daniel Zen

Daniel Zen has been teaching and writing software for the past three decades. He founded AngularNYC in April 2012, which is celebrating its 5th year. The meetup meets monthly at Google's Chelsea office. A Computer Science Engineering graduate of MIT, Daniel has taught computer programming and Agile methodologies at NYU, The New School, and for numerous Fortune 500 companies. He has worked on large scale art projects, as well as interactive installations at the Museum of Science in Boston & The Milk Gallery in NYC. A former consultant to both Google and Pivotal Labs, Zen is now focused on zen.digital, a Training & Consulting company which teaches Angular, modern JavaScript & other web technologies.


Gerry Seidman

Gerry Seidman

 


Yakov Fain

Yakov Fain

Yakov Fain is the coauthor of the Amazon bestseller Angular 2 Development with TypeScript as well as a number of other technical books on programming. Yakov works as a software architect at the IT consultancy Farata Systems and develops software products for the insurance industry. A Java Champion, he has taught multiple classes and workshops on web and Java-related technologies, presented at international conferences, and published more than a thousand blog posts.


Sandro Pasquali

Sandro Pasquali

In 1997 Sandro Pasquali founded Simple, which invented the first enterprise-grade JavaScript framework. The company was sold along with several patents which anticipated behavior-based advertising and composable, modular interfaces for browser-based software. Node represents for him a natural next step. Sandro has led design and engineering for some of the largest companies in the world, including Nintendo, Penthouse, Major League Baseball, FastCompany, LimeWire, AppNexus, Conde Nast, and others. He has displayed interactive media exhibits during the Venice Biennial, won design awards, built knowledge management tools for research institutes and schools, and started and run several start-ups. He is the author of two books, "Mastering Node.js" and "Deploying Node.js". He lives in New York.