Feb. 9, 2022

Instead of a Degree, Graduates at Turing College get a Job

Lukas Kaminskis created his first coding bootcamp at 16 years old. At 22, he became a lecturer in software engineering at ISM international university. Now, Lukas is taking EdTech to a new level with the launch of Turing College where students receive a job upon graduation.


Show highlights:
1:25 – the music Lukas began listening to after his breakup
3:45 – the year Lukas got his first car
4:28 – something most people don’t know about Lukas
***Playing #InnovatorsCanLaugh => Pija Indriunaite
8:40 – what would Pia’s best friend say her superpower is?
9:35 – the TV show Pia can watch again and again
10:43 – members of Lithuania’s social elite are paying thousands of dollars just to experience Pia’s _________________
12:00 – instead of flowers for Valentine’s day, Pia would rather receive _________
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13:45 – first steps in launching Turing College (hint: involves Harvard)
17:35 – How Turing College recruited new students
18:43 – Types of courses offered and how it works
21:20 – Scholarships and sponsorships
23:15 – Toughest challenge Lukas had to overcome when launching Turing College
26:10 – other goals Lukas has
28:55 – Lukas’ favorite quote that he lives by

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Lukas Kaminskis

CEO

Lukas created his first coding bootcamp at 16 years old. At 22, he became a lecturer in software engineering at ISM international university. Lukas has been the CEO of Turing College since 2020. He has continued working with the Harvard CS50 team and several top-tier academics on various EdTech projects up to this day.