Join us in a Question and Answer Panel with professional software engineers at Microsoft, IBM, Red Hat, and other Fortune 500 companies. The BU alumni will be sharing their experiences at past internships and current jobs. Come with a list of questions to ask them how you can build your resume, improve your skills, and make the most of your college years!
Meet the Speakers:
Employment: Customer Engineer @ Microsoft
BU Involvement: H4I, Codebreakers
Currently employed as a Customer Engineer at Microsoft, with a focus in security and identity. Graduated with a B.A. degree from Boston University in May 2020, double-majoring in Computer Science and Philosophy. Special interests include cybersecurity and cryptography.
Employment: Firmware engineer @ IBM
BU Involvement: Codebreakers Coordinator
Firmware engineer at IBM working on the cryptography team for the hardware security module (HSM). Interested in applied cryptography, data privacy, finance, and anything outdoors.
Employment: Software Engineer @ BastionZero
BU Involvement: TA, X-Lab Practicum
Graduated from Boston University in 2020 with a B.A. in Computer Science and Economics. I am passionate about products that I believe can change the world. I'm always looking for different projects and ways to help tangibly change the world around me.
Employment: Software Engineer @ Red Hat
BU Involvement: Organizer @ BostonHacks, CS111/112 CA
I graduated from Boston University in 2019 with a combined BA/MS in Computer Science. I'm interested in security and data privacy; recently, I've been working on tools to make security best practices more accessible.
Employment: Software Engineer @ John Hancock
BU Involvement: Tech Lead @ Hack4Impact
I graduated from BU in May 2020 with a B.A in Computer Science. My expertise is in building performant, scalable full stack applications. I am currently a Software Engineer at John Hancock; at JH, I work on building internal tools and micro services used throughout the company. I am interested in blockchain technology, decentralized finance, Web 3.0, database research, and big data.
Employment: Software Engineer @ Microsoft
BU Involvement: ACM, Spark!, BUILDs
Graduated from BU in Jan 2021 with a B.A. in Computer Science. I recently started as a software engineer at Microsoft, working primarily on web apps inside Office products. Interested in developing customer facing products.
Boston University DSC Lead
I am a junior at Boston University studying Math and Computer Science passionate about helping my community through technology. I enjoy learning about cryptography and cybersecurity, working on projects, and brainstorming with others. I like to pet dogs (and cats) as well as exploring new places in my free time.