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What is it like to be a developer in Tokyo? How to land your first job as a junior developer? How about creating your own startup?
Paul McMahon will sit down with us and share his experience, from the time he first landed to the launch of his current startup, Doorkeeper.
ApéroTalk is our events series based on a very simple (and very French) concept: Apéro and Talk.
• 7pm: door opening
• 7:30pm-8pm: quick introduction of Paul
• 8pm-9pm: open talk / Q&A
Note: This is a very limited seating event, please make sure to RSVP only if you can attend.
About Paul McMahon
Paul is a developer and entrepreneur living in Tokyo.
In 2006, he came to Tokyo on the working holiday visa program. Soon after, he found a job as a Ruby developer at a Japanese startup.
With two colleagues from that company, he left to found Mobalean in 2009, doing consulting for international companies who wanted to expand their mobile presence in Japan.
After RubyKaigi 2010, he founded Tokyo Rubyist Meetup in response to a demand for more collaboration between international and Japanese Rubyists.
While at mobalean, what started out as a side-project became Doorkeeper. Since it's been experiencing rapid growth, Paul spun it out into a separate company, Doorkeeper Inc. in June 2013, on which he is now working full time.
About Le Wagon Tokyo
Le Wagon Tokyo is a coding school for startups, creative people and tech entrepreneurs. Our 9-week Full-Stack Coding Bootcamp is designed for complete beginners or "half-beginners" who really want to dive into programming and, above all, change their mindset. Learn to think like a developer, consider issues with new insight, and become more autonomous thanks to these newly acquired abilities.
The first Tokyo batch will start on May 29th and applications are open.
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