Ep. 113 – Hackathons (Leslie Hitchcock)

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Leslie Hitchcock started her career writing white papers on information security. Now, she produces some of the largest hackathons and tech events in the world for TechCrunch. She shares her tips on how new developers can make the most out of a hackathon, what types of coding projects people work on, and how to make hackathons more inclusive.

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Leslie Hitchcock

Leslie is a senior executive at TechCrunch, producing the TechCrunch Disrupt Conference and Hackathon. Leslie also writes for TechCrunch and maintains her own blog reviewing startups and tech products at Leslie Just Joined. She is very widely networked in tech, in Silicon Valley, Israel, and Europe, and has deep insight into startups, investment, and PR.

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