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CS Colloquium: What I do and Why You Should Care

What I do and Why You Care!

Shan Lyons
Principal Software Engineer

11th April, 1:30pm – 2:30pm, ENGR 314

Abstract: The transition from academic to professional is a challenging step. Through the experiences of recently graduated Shan Lyons, we will explore this process, software engineering in the web, and key learnings in professional coding.

Bio: George Shan Lyons is a Principal Software Engineer at AdWeek’s Digital Agency of the Year, AKQA, in a pool of more than 1000 employees across 4 continents. In 2011, he was awarded the Employee of the Quarter.  He has worked on, Gap, Old Navy, Xbox, Red Bull, and is now a tech lead on AKQA’s biggest client, Audi.  Shan graduated with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from Boise State University in 2010.