Ben received his bachelors of science in computer science from University of Texas, San Antonio. Before joining Codeup, he spent eight years developing web-based applications for a tech company. Having also worked with students extensively, Ben knew that he could deliver on his industry expertise and passion for the field of education while teaching at Codeup.
In addition to teaching various web development topics to Full-Stack Program students, Ben leads the ongoing curriculum development that enables Codeup to keep pace with the ever-changing tech industry. As Lead Instructor, it comes as no surprise that version control and databases are two of his favorite things.
"You will see somebody get this real moment of realization and those lightbulb moments that come to them are really rewarding. You feel like, ‘I've connected with this person—I've really helped them accomplish something really phenomenal.’ "
"Because it's such a small organization, you get your hands involved in everything."