In February 2019, Threat Stack hosted a meetup with the Boston chapter of Operation Code. Operation Code is a 501(c)(3) non-profit intensely focused on helping veterans, active duty military, and their spouses successfully transition into technology careers and providing continued support as they become established in their new careers. Operation Code is largely veteran-run, but it places a heavy emphasis on bringing non-veterans from the technology industry into its community for the invaluable mentorship and experience they bring to the table.
For the Boston chapter, working with companies like Threat Stack to host events is a crucial element of that mission at the local level. Numerous leaders from Threat Stack across technical disciplines and departments, including Threat Stack CSO Sam Bisbee, spoke at the February event, joined by a common interest to establish lasting mentor relationships with the veteran attendees.
Following the event, Operation Code’s Boston chapter leader, Jack Robertson, reached out to Sam with a number of questions based on feedback from the attendees. While the following Q&A was designed specifically for veterans, it’s worth a read for anyone thinking about a career in technology. Read more “Operation Code and Sam Bisbee Talk About Getting Started in Security”