018 Computer Science and the STEM Workforce Pipeline, with John Mierzwa

From construction to entrepreneur, today’s guest has always incorporated cutting edge technology in order to innovate and challenge the status quo.  John Mierzwa is doing that in many places throughout the Duke City and the entire region.  His strong connections have helped him to broker important deals that are impacting the way the rest of the world sees the Computer Science Workforce of the Southwest!

Show Notes

John Mierzwa is CEO & Co-Founder of Ingenuity Software Labs.  He is the Founder of Deep Dive Coding Bootcamps, a software development bootcamp in Albuquerque, later acquired by Central New Mexico Community College.  John is also leading the DARTInitiative effort to create local software jobs and reverse brain drain by promoting New Mexico as the best value in the U.S. for software development.


Deep Dive Coding

Ingenuity Software Labs

CNM: Central New Mexico Community College

DART Initiative

Future Focused Education

TechHire New Mexico

New Mexico Technology Council


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STEM Rockstar:

Lisa Adkins


Favorite quote:

“A true leader is not the one with the most followers, but one who creates the most leaders.” – by Neal Donald Walsch

“In science, ‘fact’ can only mean ‘confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.’  I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.” – by Stephen Jay Gould


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