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Entrepreneur Series & Django/Python Big Picture: Founder/CTO Last Mile Retail

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Dec. 8 2015, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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VENUE: Byte Academy 295 Madison Ave Fl 35, New York, NY

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Will Plaehn Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Last Mile Retail will speak to a limited number of Byte Academy students and community members on his experience as an entrepreneur, his company and technology and provide tips for career.

He'll also, provide valuable insight to what full-stack development with Django, a Python framework is on a big-picture level - a topic not only great for developers but also those thinking about learning programming.  Furthermore, he will explain why Python has applications for all industries outside finance and the sciences.

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About Last Mile Retail: LastMile brings local product availability to consumers by integrating with retailers' inventory to create listings designed to reach consumers searching for specific products online.  Last Mile was created to give the brands and retailers the tools needed to effectively reach and engage local shoppers in today's increasingly digital world.  Last Mile's mission is to dramatically improve local shopping by redefining the way local consumers, retailers, and brands interact online.

About Speaker Will Plaehn: Will is passionate about product-market fit and moving ideas forward to implementation. Before starting LastMile, he was a consultant at IBM where he worked on a variety of projects ranging from SAP to product and program management. From Salt Lake City, UT, Will is a diehard skier and avid homebrewer. He holds degrees in Math and Computer Science from Colgate University.

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Byte Academy is an industry-focused coding bootcamp in the heart of Manhattan offering full and part-time programs emphasizing Python.  Programs include: fullstack Python development, FinTech (financial technology), Data Science and MedTech (medical technology).  Byte Academy is the first coding camp in New York City to offer a full-time Python program and the only in the world to teach FinTech. The school has small classes, career services and placement including access to top industry professionals and events. Byte Academy offers comprehensive financial aid and all women receive a $2,000 off tuition. Through Byte Academy's Tuition-Deferral Program, qualified applicants pay zero until they find a job.

Byte Academy is now accepting applications for its December Part-Time Fullstack Python, FinTech and Data Science Classes

Follow Byte Academy: @byteacademyco (twitter) @byteacademy (facebank & instagram)

 

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