About the Hosts

Amy Tom

Podcast Host & Editor at Hacker Noon

Amy Tom is an Editor and the Podcast Host at Hacker Apex. She studied digital marketing, and she later worked in It Security, Business, Copywriting, and more. When she isn’t editing or writing, you’ll probably find her obsessing about a new podcast, in the eye of a 2-hour power walk, or in a travel/scuba diving-based daydream. She volition talk techie to you all twenty-four hour period about data, security, device lifecycle, and all the business considerations that come along with information technology.

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David Smooke

CEO of Hacker Noon

David Smooke is the leader of Hacker Noon. He grew the company from startup marketing agency (ArtMap Inc) into a publishing and software company (Hacker Noon). He begins his every morn by reviewing the all-time Hacker Noon story submissions from all around the internet.

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Hang Ngo

Business organisation Annotator at Hacker Noon

Hang is the Business organisation Analyst at Hacker Noon, where she works on general operational, administrative, and fiscal activities. She earned a Bachelor of Science caste in Fiscal Mathematics and Business Management (with a small-scale in Castilian). In her free fourth dimension, she reads, watches videos on Youtube and saves memes from the Internet.

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Limarc Ambalina

VP of Growth at Hacker Noon

Limarc Ambalina is the VP of Growth at Hacker Noon, interested in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and video games. He began his career every bit a clickbait writer for diverse Valnet publications but quickly transitioned into video game journalism. Afterward moving to Tokyo in 2016, he became a prominent writer in the Japanese anime and pop culture beats. As a tech author, he interviews developers in the machine learning and virtual reality industries and helps promote interesting studies and innovative technologies.

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Linh Dao Smooke

COO & Mama-in-Chief at Hacker Noon

Linh Dao Smooke makes certain the light is on at Hacker Noon. Since she joined total-time in 2017, Hacker Apex’s traffic, revenue and team quality accelerated and grew many folds. Previously, she was head of Asia Marketing at Minerva Project ($100M in funding). Linh also founded the first inventiveness camp in Vietnam, CKP, which continues to empower Viet students nine years in. Her experience in education has been instrumental in how Hacker Apex onboards, nurtures, and serves its community of writers and sponsors.

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Natasha Nel

VP of Editorial at Hacker Noon

Natasha Nel is Hacker Noon’s Managing Editor. She graduated from the University of Greatcoat Town in 2012 with a postgrad degree in journalism and political sciences, and her subsequent work experience in both reporting and content marketing strategy have earned her the unequalled laurels of being Hacker Noon’s go-to “words person”. Natasha’s startup resume spans the media and publication; online pedagogy; health; cannabis; and blockchain industries.

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Richard Kubina

Full-Stack Programmer at Hacker Noon

Richard Kubina is a total-stack programmer at Hacker Noon. He comes from a background of manufacturing where he orchestrated diverse pieces of hardware to build things on associates lines while collecting information to make charts and graphs with. He likes databases, voxels, pixels, and sounds a lot. CSS non and so much.

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Utsav Jaiswal

VP of Business concern Development at Hacker Noon

Utsav Jaiswal graduated from Republic of india’s meridian dental higher and decided to become a author instead – much to the disappointment of his very Indian parents. Soon, he was writing about bitcoin for bitcoin. He likewise helped a few businesses build robust decentralized technical architectures. At Hacker Noon, Utsav serves every bit the VP of Business organisation Development and Blockchain Editor. At present, he obsesses over sales pitches, nerds over email copies, and fixates over furthering decentralization.

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Guy Torbet

Software Engineer at Hacker Noon

Guy is a 17-year-one-time software engineer and student from Scotland and South Africa, heading to the University of Edinburgh to pursue a degree in Information science! When he’s non beingness a nerd and staring at code all twenty-four hour period, he enjoys reading, drinking, and building stuff, he documents his journey through all of this on and

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Kien Dao

Brand Executive

Kien Dao has worked for Hacker Noon since June 2018 every bit a Customs Manager and Special Projects Intern and was promoted to Brand Executive as of September 2018. He is in accuse of designing branding logos, promoting images for diverse projects and campaigns and communicating with the Hacker Noon community. Kien has a website where he shows his dearest for graphic design, videography, and photography.


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