Presenter: Mike Jansen
Mike began his career in 2005 at Epic in Madison, WI, where he supported and developed healthcare software. He also managed and trained fellow employees in his time at Epic. When his path led him back to Chicago in March 2011, Mike found an opportunity at 8th Light, to apprentice under Jim Suchy. During his apprenticeship, he learned the tenets of software craftsmanship while gaining proficiency in Ruby, Rails, Python, Java, and Scala. Mike received a Bachelor’s in English from Northwestern University in 2005.