Driven & Co.
About This Show
The Driven & Co. podcast explores the unconventional path to leadership. Host Justin Gray talks to some of today's most badass leaders about how they arrived where they are today. Discover how they overcame obstacles, navigated the detours, and
learned to trust the journey.
Most Recent Episode
Reforming Software Engineering Edu in the USA
2 days ago
This week’s Driven & Co. podcast features Sylvain Kalache, an entrepreneur and software engineer who has worked in the tech industry for more than a decade. Sylvain’s most recent endeavor is co-founding Holberton School, a two year programming school in San Francisco training highly skilled full stack software engineers. In this episode, host Justin Gray and Sylvain discuss different types of learning methods from around the world, the lack of project-based education in the United States and the importance of learning by doing. “If you teach skills to someone, you get them a job,” Sylvain said. “If you teach them how to learn, you give them a career.” Other podcast highlights include: What inspired Sylvain to quit his job and start the Holberton School The benefits of peer-based and project-based learning Providing a different path for learners who don't want to go through traditional channels The importance for entrepreneurs to have a trusted co-founder when tackling a huge problems The exciting next chapter for Sylvain and the Hoberton School Plus, tune into other episodes to learn about the zigs and zags entrepreneurs take to succeed.