Thom Duncan

Thom Duncan

Director of Engagement

Introduction

I'm an education evangelist. It's the key to making people self-sufficient, and what's better than that?

I'm up for

connecting with anyone who wants to learn to build iOS apps, or who needs iOS developers.

Interests

Interests: 
Marketing
Social media/PR
Writing/Blogging
Industries: 
Education
Mobile

Availability

Focus:
Marketing/PR

Activity

Thom Duncan has a new connection.
Thom created a new event: Meet the Makers Graduation Open House
“ Join us this Thursday for Meet the Makers, the graduation open house at Mobile Makers Academy.New apps to showcase • Cold drinks for toasting the new grads • Catered hors d'oeuvres to snarfRegister today![ibimage==40152==Large==https://meetthemobilem... ”
Thom Duncan has a new connection.
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Thom Duncan has a new connection.
Thom created a new event: Meet the Makers Graduation Open House
“ Join us this Thursday for Meet the Makers, the graduation open house at Mobile Makers Academy.New apps to showcase • Cold drinks for toasting the new grads • Catered hors d'oeuvres to snarfRegister today![ibimage==40152==Large==https://meetthemobilem... ”
Thom Duncan has a new connection.
“ A startup entrepreneur walked into our graduation open house last Thursday and told me he was prepared to hire two or more developers from our graduating class—he hadn’t met any of them yet—and that they would continue to build their skills on t... ”
Thom Duncan has a new connection.
“ In the last 8 weeks, students at Mobile Makers Academy have spent more than 500 hours creating mobile apps, pair-programming, and learning all the skills necessary to be iOS developers.Now they're ready to show you what they've been making!Be the fir... ”
“ In the last 8 weeks, students at Mobile Makers Academy have spent more than 500 hours creating mobile apps, pair-programming, and learning all the skills necessary to be iOS developers.Now they're ready to show you what they've been making!Be the fir... ”
Thom created a new event: How to Make Your App Idea a Reality
“ So you have an idea for an app for you or your business?Great! Now what?Join Mobile Makers Academy co-founders Brandon Passley and Don Bora at the Apple Store, North Michigan Avenue, on Monday, April 14 at 7:00 pm for an open... ”
Thom Duncan has a new connection.
“ That's an excellent contribution, Michael. Thanks! Do you think that's something a nascent developer brings to the table or is it also a learned skill? ”

recent blog posts

Thom Duncan
A startup entrepreneur walked into our graduation open house last Thursday and told me he was prepared to hire two or more developers from our graduating class—he hadn’t met any of them yet—and that they would continue to build their skills on the job under the leadership of a senior developer...
05/09/2014
VIEWS: 383
Thom Duncan
In honor of code.org’s Computer Science Education Week 2013 (have you seen their cool “One Hour of Code” video?), and their announcement of a partnership with Chicago Public Schools, we asked some of the folks in our iOS developer community what it takes to be a great coder.
12/11/2013
VIEWS: 1,101
Thom Duncan
Gone: The importance of 1 year, 8 weeks, 3 hours… and this moment
11/07/2013
VIEWS: 336
Thom Duncan
The Chicago tech community turned out in record force last Thursday for Meet the Makers, our new meetup event to celebrate the success of our latest graduating class.  
Thom Duncan
Ian Blue lived in Chicago for just two months last winter, before returning to his hometown of Sioux Falls.
08/22/2013
VIEWS: 729

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