Cameron Flowers has nearly four years experience working professionally as a software developer, consultant, social entrepreneur, and educator in the technology industry. Hailing from Chicago, Cam is the Co-Founder and CTO of Dev Jam Labs, a startup focused on hosting technology events and educational programming for developers of color and the technology companies looking to train, hire, and empower them. He is a Strategic Advisor to Treble FM, a New York originated music-tech startup and events company, and is currently leading engineering management and development operations there. He has provided consultation services to a number of ed-tech organizations including: Mobile Makers Edu (where he taught high school teachers mobile software development skills and programmatic pedagogy for creating coding curriculum in their own schools), the Blue1647 Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (where he served as the lead instructor and program designer for a number of youth-facing hackathons and workshops across the country), and presently the Coalition for Queens (where he formally taught and currently coaches Jr. Full Stack Web, Android, and iOS Developers from historically marginalized backgrounds the skills necessary to succeed as professional developers at some of the industry’s largest tech companies). His biggest passions are in language, education, music, entrepreneurship and technology, and he joyfully brings them all into confluence with each other in his work with people of all ages and backgrounds.
"Diversity brings so much more to the table - and by focusing outside of the usual and rewarding all sorts of people in tech - we can only make it better. #YesWeCode is doing exactly that."
- Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple