As a senior developer and published author, Paul brings over 25 years of software development, teaching and industry experience to Redwood Code Academy.
With more than a decade of experience as a senior development manager and engineer, Paul has led the development of web applications and software ecosystems for multiple companies throughout Orange County including First American, MIND Research Institute, Quality Systems Inc. and iPass.
Paul has extensive teaching experience including being head of instruction at Hart in Anaheim. He’s also held teaching positions with Corona Del Mar High School and Sunny Hills High School teaching AP Computer Science.
Paul holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Journalism from California State University in Fullerton.
Paul has earned multiple post graduate certifications including a Professional Certificate in Blockchain Fundamentals from UC Berkeley, Blockchain Foundation for Developers from IBM, Professional Scrum Master from Scrum.org, Professional Scrum Developer from Scrum.org, and Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop from Cloudera.
Paul belongs to the IEEE Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and has published his own book on programming called Thus Spoke the Programmer, available on Amazon.
Paul is excited to be able to put both his love for teaching and passion for software development to use as head of instruction and curriculum at Redwood Code Academy.