About

Living in the present.

Dreaming of going to Mars.

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Monte Thakkar

I was born and raised in Bangalore, India and moved to the Bay Area in 2012 to pursue an undergrad degree in CS. During my junior & senior year in college, I attended over a couple dozen hackathons and worked on a whole range of web and mobile projects, learning several different technologies in the process such as rails, express, swift, java, parse, firebase, javascript and realm. Working in a team setting (often with people I just met at the hackathon), I developed an interest for communicating and implementing big lofty ideas using technology.

Besides tech, I am also really passionate about teaching and take any oppurtunity I get to help mentor junior developers and share my technical expertise with them. In this spirit, I founded MobileSpace; a weekly meetup to teach iOS development at SF State. You can read more about it here.

Lastly, I really enjoy meeting new people and having a casual convo over coffee. 

 

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