Co-founder of Code Academy
The keynotes by Zach Sims focus on alternative life plans and the future of education. Sims shares the right pathway for college drop-outs, and describes a route where one learns by doing.
Zac Sims is a former student at Columbia University where he worked as an online business development director at the Columbia Daily Spectator. He was a senior writer for 148Apps.com and a consultant for .406 Ventures.
Currently, he works with his company Codeacademy, which is an online website that provides an easy way to learn code. The keynotes by Zach Sims describe a society where Americans are looking for shortcuts, and he puts emphasis on a learning style that enables individuals to learn from a book as well as gain real world experience.