Your Trainers

David Hodgins, Training and Delivery Manager

Experience
  • An expert trainer and skilled communicator of technology concepts, David’s expertise has been developed over 13 years working in technical roles within financial services
  • Worked at Merrill Lynch building Equity databases using Linux, Java, kdb and kdb+ in addition to teaching Linux and kdb+ to colleagues in Canada and London
  • Ran Linux and kdb+ training at Morgan Stanley in London, Hong Kong, and Shanghai
  • Now teaches Software Development and Production Support courses at the MThree Alumni Academy in London, New York, Montreal and Johannesburg
Education
  • Master’s of Computer Science from Loughborough University
Skills and Expertise
  • Kdb+, Java, C++, Linux, Oracle SQL, Python, PHP, Eclipse, Unix, Bash, C, HTML, CSS, C#, Angular
  • Agile Methodologies, Software Engineering, DevOps, Investment Banking, High-Frequency Trading, Derivatives, Equities, Fixed Income

Kishore Pashindla, Technical Trainer

Experience
  • Technical Trainer and IT Lecturer with 12 years’ experience helping students and graduates learn the latest technical languages and development processes
  • Taught Software Development at the London College of Business Management & Information Security
  • Led bespoke Java and Software Development training programmes at one of the largest learning services organisations in the UK
  • Proven expert as an Oracle Certified Professional in Java SE 8 Programmer
  • Now teaches Software Development, Production Support and DevOps courses at the MThree Alumni Academy in London and Singapore
Education
  • Master’s of Computer Science from the University of East London
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Applications from Osmania University
Skills and Expertise
  • Java, C++, C, Oracle SQL, Scala, Python, Spring, Hibernate, Servlets and JSP
  • Agile Methodologies, Web Services, Software Design, Web Applications, ITIL, Requirements Analysis

Elena Martinez, Lead Technical Trainer

Experience
  • Over 7 years’ experience working in software development at multiple organisations including Information Builders, Omnesy and SOA
  • Over 10 years’ experience teaching graduates how to utilise the latest technical languages and development processes
  • Taught at world leading colleges including Columbia, New York University and Westchester Community College
  • Regular speaker on diversity and identity expression in the workplace
  • Now teaches Software Development, Production Support and DevOps courses at the MThree Alumni Academy in the US and Singapore
Education
  • Master’s of Computer Science from New York University Courant Institute
  • Undergraduate degree from SUNY-Albany.
Skills and Expertise
  • Java, Python C++
  • Agile Methodologies, Quality Assurance?, Algorithms, Instructional Design
  • Spanish Language Interpreter and Translator.

Greg Bledsoe, DevOps Trainer

Experience
  • Over 20 years’ experience building scalable, secure, reliable and cost-effective development environments
  • Experience tackling large-scale challenges such as managing the explosive growth of third-party credit card processor TSYS from a few million accounts to hundreds of millions, including an extranet securely connecting hundreds of partners, clients, and vendors
  • Author and recognised influencer named on the TechBeacon Global 100 list of "New IT" leaders
  • Thought leader within the DevOps and Software Engineering space who regularly speaks at events and online. (Market On Close Interview).
  • Advises and leads the implementation of DevOps principles and practices at Fortune 100 companies
  • Now teaches Software Development and DevOps courses at the MThree Alumni Academy in the US
Education
  • Computer Engineering graduate from the University of South Alabama
  • Certified ethical hacker, certified penetration tester and led a talented team with the same certifications at Personal, Inc.
Skills and Expertise
  • JavaScript, SQL, MySQL, Oracle, PHP, Apache, Databases, AWS, Jenkins Agile Methodologies, Project Management, Cloud
  • Computing, Web Development, Virtualisation, Computer Security, Leadership, Team Building