Akiva Bamberger

Akiva Bamberger
Student, Columbia University

@xoob

Akiva is a masters student at Columbia University studying computer science with a focus in machine learning. As an undergraduate at Columbia, Akiva worked as president of the Association for Computing Machinery and founder of the Application Development Initiative to make tech entrepreneurship a priority.

Akiva has also worked to involve undergraduates in the NY startup scene. As an organizer of hackNY, Akiva helped bring about NYC’s first NYC-wide intercollegiate, 24 hour hackathon. Together with some friends, his hacking efforts led to the creation of dropioke.com, a music aggregation site that leveraged the power of twitter and drop.io. Akiva received his B.A. from Columbia and is a former intern at Google and NASA.

Sessions

Development
Location: New York West
Tags: startups
Moderated by:
Havi Hoffman (Yahoo Developer Network)
Panelists:
Akiva Bamberger (Columbia University), Chad Dickerson (Etsy), Tarikh Korula (Uncommon Projects), Meghan Gill (10gen)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 8 ratings)
A moderated conversation with 4 or 5 technology innovators who are familiar with hack days, either as organizers/facilitators or as hack day participants/winners. The goal of the session is to introduce the basic principles and benefits of internal and external hack days to developers and decision-makers, as a means of inspiring creativity, collaboration, and cross-pollination of ideas. Read more.
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