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✅ Economics degree, business minor.
✅ Ran marketing campaigns.
✅ Built KPI dashboards.
❌ Computer science degree.
❌ Coding bootcamp graduate.

Not an ideal resume for someone trying to get a software engineering job, right? Well, that was mine in 2016, when I got serious about making the move.

Fast forward two and a half years and I’ve now been a software engineer at Twilio in San Francisco for over a year. Still no computer science degree and still no coding bootcamp.

Story Time

After graduating, economics degree in hand, I had no idea what I wanted to do. I felt lost.

For the next few years, I worked in different roles at different companies, each time discovering what I didn’t want to do. …


Anand Rengarajan

Software Engineering @ Twilio | Entrepreneurship

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