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Company Overview of Hackbright Academy, Inc.

Company Overview

Hackbright Academy provides training in software development and programming for women. The company offers training on various topics, such as Python and its associated web frameworks; pair programming; Git and source control; interview skills; SQL and ORMs, and NoSQL; HTML, CSS, JS, Ajax, and WebSockets; deploying into EC2 and GAE; terminal shells, grep, and netcat; and message queues, batch processing, and distributed processing. It also provides training on technical skills and soft skills. Hackbright Academy was formerly known as Hackstar Academy. The company is based in San Francisco, California. As of April 22, 2016, Hackbright Academy operates as a subsidiary of Capella Education Co.

2017 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94110

United States

Key Executives for Hackbright Academy, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Vice President of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Hackbright Academy, Inc. Key Developments

Hackbright Academy Names Alice Hill as Chief Executive Officer

Hackbright Academy announced that Alice Hill has been named as its new chief executive officer. Formerly a senior executive at acclaimed Silicon Valley companies including CNET, Slashdot, SourceForge, Dice, and eBay, she assumes her position as Hackbright continues to build and foster an exceptional experience for students, alumnae and hiring partners alike. Over the last two decades, Hill has been a leader in global innovation for the tech industry, and brings extensive board-level and governance expertise.

Hackbright Academy Appoints Erin Geiger as Vice President of Business Development

Hackbright Academy has named Erin Geiger to the post of vice president of business development. With more than 15 years of experience in cultivating social and economic opportunities for girls and women, Geiger’s role will focus on advancing the academy’s mission to increase women’s representation in technology through education, mentorship and community. Her work in weaving together win-win partnerships for both public and private entities has created coalitions made up of global Fortune 500 firms, small local organizations and companies of all sizes in between. Geiger will execute a new strategic blueprint for Hackbright in an effort to expand its engagement across the Silicon Valley and beyond.

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