Dave Wade-Stein has over 30 years of experience in the tech world; as a software engineer, project manager and instructor. Dave develops and teaches courses for a variety of large corporate clients, and specializes in Python, Machine Learning, Linux, Golang, Puppet, Chef, Git, Jenkins, AWS, DevOps, and Programming for Non-Programmers.
Dave earned a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He also earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Colorado Boulder. The combination of these degrees puts him in a unique position to understand the mindset of his students to deliver an effective and engaging learning experience. Dave specializes in making complex topics easy to understand and his teaching style appeals to a variety of experience levels.
When Dave isn’t providing instructor-led training for some of America’s largest companies, he is a volunteer instructor for The Last Mile, a non-profit organization that prepares incarcerated individuals for re-entry through business and technology training.