What distinguishes Tecky Academy
What distinguishes Tecky Academy from other in the market is the immense experience in practical software development of our instructors team. We are a team of IT industry experts who spend a majority of our career in the programming industry.
Lead InstructorAlex is recognized by a series of IT Awards (ICT Grand Award, HSBC Youth Business Award, etc) for his professionalism and technology innovation. Being the former CTO of Play More Limited and the Technology Advisor of several companies, he has vast experience in the software development, project management and technology solution fields. With over 15 years of programming experience, Alex is proficient in over 10 programming languages (C, C#, JS, Python, React ...). He is also passionate in learning, teaching and programming. In order to survive in the everchanging and competitive digital age, Alex had always adapting and learning up-to-date teaching approaches for tech learners. Over the years, he had successfully trained 300+ students to become software developers and oversaw several corporate training programs such as Swire Coca Cola and HKTDC. He has a vision to raise the standard and competitiveness of the entire IT coaching industry.
Curriculum Director Gordon's experience includes multiple roles of software development and leadership for different companies across various industries. With over 10 years' experience in professional programming and 4 years' experience in technology education, Gordon has mentored over 300+ newcomers to break into the technology sector. He was also the developer of the chatroom application HKGChat which acquired over 3,000 users on its launch day. He is additionally the principal developer of Tecky Code, which is Hong Kong's first open to public programming learning platform. As a firm believer in developing the future of Hong Kong’s IT industry, he has been promoting the importance of programming in mainstream education. Gordon is also an avid foreign language, science and travel enthusiast.
Campus Manager & InstructorJason was a business intelligence analyst in an Internet of Things company. He was responsible for analyzing the raw data to resolve issues of clients. He worked on projects related to cold chain solution and health care solution using his skillsets of data visualization and data analysis. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others and participated in several voluntary coding workshops organized by various organizations. The vision of Jason is to motivate teenagers to learn programming and problem solving so they can create a better future for mankind.
InstructorBeeno was a teaching assistant in the PolyU and is currently responsible for R&D in Blockchain and Big Data Technologies for PolyU and a FinTech Startup. Beeno has over three years of full-stack development experience. His clients include local startups, education institutions, corporate bank, medical firm, and insurance company. Beside the professional services, Beeno is passionate about developing open and free systems. He participates in social projects and holds voluntary programming workshop in the spare time. His goal is to increase information fluidity and reduce the knowledge gap.
InstructorDickson has over five years of full-stack programming experience in the banking and FinTech industries after graduating from Computer Science in HKUST. He was engaged in various fields like web application, mobile apps and e-commerce site development, he had also taken up freelance projects and built practical applications for clients. Dickson is always excited to explore new technologies and is recently certified as Cloud Computing Architect and a Financial Technologist. He has always been passionate and enjoys connecting with students; aiming to raise their coding interest and skills, as well as to nurture a problem-solving mindset.
InstructorJuno owns an incubation company graduated from Hong Kong Science and Technology Park (HKSTP) which developed devices-free indoor positioning using a custom made artificial neural network. Developed home-assistant for the elderly using natural language processing and evolution neural network. That technology was interested by New World Development Co Ltd, Innovation And Technology Commission, HKT, NGOs. Worked in an augmented reality company on object marker recognition and display engine. Having experiences on the internet of things (IoT), such as raspberry pi drone, holographic display, indoor 3D scanning robot all of which connected and control by TCP/IP.
Instructor Leo is the Consultant and Developer of EdTech and E-Sport Startups. He graduated in Electronic Engineering; He was the team leader of HKUST Robotics Soccer team, focusing on system development including Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence, and fluently in low-level to high level programming languages. He was a software developer of a network security company for developing Network Intrusion Prevention System. He has over 15 years’ experience in teaching Math Olympiad, Physics Olympiad, and I.T. & Programming Courses. He is writing research paper in the field of Machine Learning under the advice by a researcher from University of Technology Sydney.
Instructor Andrew has over a decade experience in the R&D software developing fields that include Elderly Care System, Biotechnology Equipment, Financial Technologies, customer electronic product’s software development such as baby camera and set-top box and he was also involved in customizing Business Solution development for Microsoft Products. Andrew is always exploring the possibilities of applying new ideas and innovations in the standalone application (Point-Of-Sales System), web applications (Payment Getaway) and mobile apps development (e-Wallet Apps). His vision is to imbue his students with a mindset of improving mankind through innovation and nurture a generation of passionate programmers.
InstructorWith abundant of experience on manipulating data in Hospital Authority, Bruce had been teaching in VTC for years before joining Tecky. To pursuit his career on the field of data engineering and data science, he left his comfort zone, went through the intensive training from Tecky Academy, and now, stepping on the road of a data engineer. His journey equipped him that he can use an appropriate way to share his knowledge on programming with non-tech people. As well as education, he is enthused on data engineering and data science.
InstructorDragon is an energetic entrepreneur with his enthusiasm towards new technology and their practical applications. Prior to joining Tecky, he is running a startup company with HKUST endorsement. He is now involved in practical applications with various technology stacks, e.g. Natural Language Processing (NLP), native mobile applications, e-commerce and online stores. He is always eager to learn, explore, build and execute interesting startup ideas as well as sharing his entrepreneur experience with fellow students.
Senior Software EngineerHugo is an enthusiastic developer who loves pushing the design and performance limits of any project, particularly web development. With the endorsement of HKUST, Hugo had found an E-commerce startup company before joining Tecky. Being an open source developer, Hugo has published dozens of open source projects in different fields, namely CSS-in-JS, AST transformation and editor plugins.
Teaching AssistantBen is Tecky Academy cohort 13 graduate. Enrolled Tecky Academy because of his interest in programming and became a Tecky Academy teaching assistant after graduation. Because he has no IT background, he understands the difficulty of starting learning programming. He hopes that students who are interested in programming can more easily kickstart their first step for programming.
Co-FounderMichael has diverse experience in Full Stack programming over different companies and is a certified Scrum Master. He has worked as Head of Engineering for a technology education firm. He had also helped multiple students to fulfil their dream of becoming a software engineer. Michael is an experienced programming instructor with the expertise of personal and career development and he is also responsible for overseeing the business development of Tecky.
InstructorThomas was a management trainee in IBM and is currently a Full-Stack software engineer of a FinTech company. He went through several immersive coding boot camp journey and successfully transformed his career from being an Account Manager to a Software Engineer. Therefore, he has a unique approach to help non-tech people adapt to a technology environment and guide them through the journey of becoming a programmer. Besides, he is passionate about Technology & FinTech and believes that software engineering is the best way to learn the trending ABCD (AI, Blockchain, Cloud, Data) technologies.