Microverse is a remote-first company with team members from all around the world. We are passionate about education and we believe the future of work is remote. We work tirelessly to support our students in more than 40 countries to unleash their potential and connect them with global opportunities no matter where they are.
Ariel Camus / Founder & CEO
Ariel has lived and worked in 7 different countries including Spain, Argentina, USA, and Vietnam and has been coding since he was 12. He previously founded Tourist Eye, a travel app with 1MM+ users acquired by Lonely Planet. He is famous for his bad jokes and Argentinian asados.
Juanjo Mata / COO
Juanjo has spent 25 years writing software and managing teams at Netscape/Mozilla, Oracle, and startups like Teambox and Agroviz. With a passion for open source tech and helping teams make global impact, he spends his time between the San Francisco and Spain trying to catch a live music show with his wife whenever he can.
Gaby Suarez / Admissions
Gaby is a native Salvadoran, Spanglish-speaking, dog (and sushi) lover. Her background is in managerial consulting for large tech companies, but her professional passion lies in helping companies with strong social missions solve complex problems.
Sher Tapang / Admissions
Sher is passionate about helping others, creating stronger communities and advocating to build a happier society for everyone. When she isn’t working, you’ll find her working out in the gym, watching thriller series on Netflix, or spending quality time with her husband and daughter Julianne.
Lydia Freeman / Program Management
Lydia has eaten her way through 15+ countries where she happily takes pictures of all animals. Her background is in business and financial analysis, with personal passions for startups, helping the environment and underserved communities. These days, you can find her around the world following warm weather.
Willow Mata / Student Success
Willow believes deeply in education and global connections as the route to greater opportunity for all. Her background is in evaluation research, organizational learning, and international education. A native of California, Willow now lives with her husband and three bilingual children near Madrid, Spain.
Emilia Andrzejewska / Curriculum & Learning
Emilia is a web developer by profession and a teacher at heart. She has 7 years of professional coding experience, mostly in C# and Ruby, and has served as a mentor on various bootcamps and Rails Girls communities. She has also spearheaded the creation of a community-led bootcamp in Poland. On her free time, Emily enjoys doing yoga and reading books.
Israel Gutiérrez / Curriculum & Learning
Developing software for a few years, Israel discovered his element: education. He’s been researcher in Technology Enhanced Learning, curriculum developer, teacher coordinator and education innovator in bootcamps and initiatives aimed at helping people land jobs as software developers. After work, he plays around with his 2 kids and his dog Otto.
Riley Spicer / Career Services
Riley cares about creating community and improving the world we live in. They come to Microverse with an eclectic background that includes attending a coding school then working as a software engineer at AWS. When not working to get our students hired, they can be found knitting, painting, or writing poetry somewhere around the world.
Maria Santos / Career Services
Maria has spent her entire professional career working in education in some form or another, both as a teacher and as a recruiter/sourcing specialist for an award-winning edtech company. She cares deeply about democratizing education, and has more pet rabbits than she has family members. In her free time, she loves baking, taking weird Skillshare courses, and watching terrible B-movies on Netflix.
Jenn Best / Career Services
Jenn is a career coach passionate about helping people change their lives. Her early career includes roles in management, recruiting, and hiring — giving her an extensive understanding of the hiring process and how applicant tracking software (ATS) filters work. She currently resides in the Portland, Oregon metro but calls Baden-Württemberg her true home.
Maciej Nowak / Software Development
Maciej is all about solving technical challenges and delivering best quality software products. He is in the IT industry since 2012. Personally, he's healthy lifestyle addict with passion to various kinds of sports.
Chibuzor Efedigbue / Software Development
Chibuzor is one Microverse’s first alumni. He joined the program in August 2018 and became a full-time Microverse employee after graduating. He has been primarily working on building a comprehensive Student Dashboard. He loves soccer and is a fan of Manchester United FC.
Wes Wagner / Growth
Wes is a born and raised Hoosier with a passion for cultural exchange, urbanism, writing, and craft coffee. Before Microverse, he helped various B2B SaaS startups with their content and analytics. You can find him fully embracing his alias "Caffeinated Wes" at a coffee shop in Medellín, Colombia or online during a caffeine-fueled tweet spree.
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