About Josh

Bio

Josh Seides is an entrepreneur, writer, and social enthusiast. He has delved deep into the nonprofit world with his own 501(c)(3) organization, Technocademy, to help senior citizens and veterans learn technology. With extensive time spent on grant applications and pitching, Josh has worked with Disney, ABC, ESPN, Costco, and other companies to secure capital for Technocademy to expand its projects.

Through his endeavors, Josh has picked up extensive experience in startups and entrepreneurship, having written business insight articles for Yahoo, Fast Company, TechCrunch, and others in the past few years as well as filming a series of startup advice videos for Entrepreneur magazine.

Josh also is a full-stack software engineer, building various projects in HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Python, and other languages.

Interactive Resume

Education

Harvard University

Class of 2020

Computer Science Concentration, Economics Secondary, 4.0/4.0 GPA

Alpharetta High School

Class of 2016

Valedictorian (1 of 531), 15 AP Classes

MIT Launch

Summer 2015

4-week, intensive startup incubator for high school entrepreneurs


Work Experience

Harvard CS 51

2018 - present

Teaching Fellow

HSA Dev

2016 - 2018

Head of Engineering (2017 - 2018), Lead Engineer (2016 - 2017)

Harvard College Consulting Group

2016 - present

Associate (2017), Analyst (2016)

CBS Sports

Summer 2018

Frontend Engineering Intern (Master's)


Notable Recognition

Forbes '30 Under 30'

2016

Finalist in Social Entrepreneurship and Education categories

Technocademy

2012 - present

Recognition from President Obama, Governor Nathan Deal, Senator David Perdue, Congressman Tom Price, others


Technocademy, Inc.

I started a national, 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2012 to help senior citizens and veterans learn the basics of modern technology.

Statistics

since inception

18.3 million social reach, 180K+ people helped, 450+ youth volunteers

Awards

15+

Peace First Prize, NBC Kids Who Care, National FBLA 1st Place Community Service Project

Press and Partners

25+

(Press) NPR, Clark Howard, US News, Yahoo, NBC (Partners) Costco, Disney, ESPN, Fitzberg Foundation


Business Writing

Video Series

2015 - present

Business insight for Entrepreneur magazine on startups, marketing

Recent Published Articles

2014 - present

Yahoo (Small Business, Finance, Canada), TechCrunch, Fast Company

Older Published Articles

2014

MarketingProfs, Nonprofit World, Small Business Opportunities, AllBusiness


Entrepreneurial Involvements

CodeKids

2015 - present

Started program to teach 500+ elementary and middle school students programming and video production

AutoShade

2015

Incubated at MIT Launch, patented car ambient-cooling

FBLA

2012 - 2016

(Future Business Leaders of America) multiple school officer positions, 6 Region and 5 State places/wins


Programming

Projects

2015 - 2016

Designed websites for Hidden Brook Investments, LLC and Alpharetta Jr. Raider Volleyball

Competencies

ongoing

HTML/CSS, JavaScript (including jQuery, Angular, React), nodeJS, Java

Learning

ongoing

Ruby, C, C#, ASP .NET