Patrick Gleeson

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Patrick Gleeson is the CTO of Think Smart and author of Working With Coders: A Guide to Software Development for the Perplexed Non-Techie. He once built an animatronic robot octopus that plays the xylophone, and relies far too heavily on rubocop -a.

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I’ve been a coder and a manager of coders for the past 10 years. I have worked in a variety of organisations, from bespoke software consultancies to multinational corporations to tiny start-ups, and am currently CTO of Think Smart, a company that provides tools to help young people make better career choices.

I hold a degree from the University of Cambridge in Philosophy and Classics, and another one from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art in Technical Theatre.

I also sideline as a composer for film and theatre, and once spent a year building animatronic puppets as part of a robot circus, including a mechanical octopus that played the xylophone.

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