Richard is a veteran software engineer who began programming at age 10, and now with more than 12 years experience in web development. He specializes in cloud architecture, cloud migration, cloud optimization, and custom full-stack web and mobile application development. He has a unique breadth of experience having worked for both start-ups and agencies, including Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Slice of Lime, Callisto.fm, and is TechStars alum of 2012. Richard has instructed hundreds of students through Boulder Digital Arts, BDW/University of Colorado, and is currently an Authorized AWS Instructor, teaching Amazon Web Services to Fortune 500 companies across the country. Richard Jones’ past students have gone on to work for companies including Big Spaceship, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Uber, Pinterest, and Apple. When not coding or teaching others, you can find him camping somewhere deep in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
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