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Anthony Mays


"Technical Interview Strategies from a Google Software Engineer"

Tuesday November 06, 2018 06:00 PM
Location: Auditorium, Hunt Library NCSU Centennial Campus
(Visitor parking instructions)


Abstract: Google Software Engineer, Anthony Mays, will provide insight into technical interviews and how best to prepare for them. Anthony is a featured speaker at colleges on this topic, but may be best known for his BuzzFeed documentary titled 'My Unlikely Path To Becoming the 1% at Google'.
Short Bio: Anthony Mays is a software engineer at Google. Raised in Compton as a foster kid after suffering abuse, he taught himself how to program computers at age 8 and started his career as an INROADS intern.

Perhaps best known for the short BuzzFeed documentary about his journey from Compton to Google, he is a frequent public speaker at schools and other student organizations. He was awarded the 2016 INROADS Trendsetter Award for his work promoting diversity in tech.

Anthony graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science.

Host: Leslie Rand-Pickett, CSC

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