Gruender und CEO
Christoph Pirringer, born in Burgenland, studied Petroleum Engineering in Leoben and has been working regularly for years in the field of training and sales for IT and electronics companies, where he also discovered his enthusiasm for programming. In addition to his job as a Web Developer, you can also meet him as a volunteer paramedic in the ambulance.
Gruenderin und CEO
Lisa Duschek, born in Burgenland, is currently studying law, physical geography and geo-information at the University of Vienna. In 2015, she trained as a web developer in Portland, Oregon. She was with Christoph Pirringer in the “Epicodus” Bootcamp and thinks no one should have to travel that far to receive a high quality and time efficient training.
Born in May 1990. Having earned a diploma from the Damascus Technical Institute of Computer Engineering, Ghiath has worked in IT, as a Computer Technician in Damascus, Syria as well as in Vienna. Ghiath has decided to complement his work field through Web Development and attended the Full Stack Web Development Course at CodeFactory. Additionally, Ghiath has experience in the programminging languages C++ and C#. He sees programming as an art, in which he can apply himself fully.
Theodora Patkos, born and raised in South Africa, is a trainer at Codefactory. In addition to training as a psychotherapist, Theodora has completed the full-stack developer course at Codefactory, expanding her portfolio. She is enthusiastic about the challenge of mastering technical languages, creating websites for different projects and applying her creativity. As a trainer she is happy to contribute with her teaching experiences with her focus on accessibility. Among other things, she develops and trains the courses for deaf developers.
Holding a software development degree from Brazil, a Master’s degree in product management from Spain, after 12 years in the field of communication/training and people/product management, decided to go back to the technological roots and joined the Full Stack Web Development course at Code Factory. „IT / Programming has always been a part of me, now it‘s time to pass this knowledge on, in order to help other people to change their lives, as it has changed mine.
After successfully finishing her studies, Smilja worked as a hotel manager in a 4-star hotel in Salzburg where she gathered valuable experiences. Smilja joined the CodeFactory team in 2017, where she is responsible for the administration and organisation.
“It is important to me, that each student feels welcomed and supported in CodeFactory”
Born in Sept 1989 in Kazakhstan, Marina has a Master’s degree in European Studies. She worked for almost five years as a team lead at the financial department of a large German company. Once Marina started an online course in webdesign, she fell in love with coding. She decided to make a career change and break into a more technical field. Now a certified full-stack developer, she teaches as a junior trainer at CodeFactory.