Mentorship Programme
Breaking down barriers and democratising tech leadership.
Mentorship Programme
Breaking down barriers and democratising tech leadership.
We select ambitious developers.
We seek out the next-generation leaders.
No matter where you are from.

Transform the trajectory of your tech career by being paired
with established tech industry leaders to advise you.

Mentors are established tech professionals, CTOs, and tech leaders.
They will share their own knowledge and experience to
personally guide you to your full potential.
Turing Talent Mentors
Shaa Ravi
Senior Consultant - Future of Technology ( Digital Delivery) at Capgemini Invent
Shaa is an information technology professional who loves working with clients and ensuring initiatives deliver business value. She has over 10 years of work experience spanning across diverse functional areas like sales enablement, product ownership and management, business analysis, and requirement gathering.
Shaa cares deeply about diversity in tech, and volunteers her time to promote STEM in schools. She is a proud mentor to students, especially girls, to inspire them to take up STEM careers.
Dan Hardiker
CTO of Adaptavist
Dan brings 10+ years of experience with Atlassian software, Java expertise, and two decades working with UNIX and networking systems - with a focus on infrastructure, performance, and security. He founded Adaptavist as a fully distributed company from day 1. Today Adapatavist has 200 employees across 3 continents, and specialises in Atlassian consultancy, support, application management
and bespoke development.
Dan regularly speaks on his experience and expertise at both niche and major industry conferences - such as Devoxx, TheServerSide Java Symposium, Java User Groups, Atlassian User Groups.
Dan also works with enabling geeks to socialise throughout the UK via the GeekUp, BarCamp and similar initiatives.
Check out Dan's blog here.
Rafi Zelikowsky
Senior Manager, Business Performance EMEA at Tableau Software
Rafi is a Senior Manager for Product Consulting at Tableau Software. Originally from Los Angeles, she has worked in London for 6 years after completing her MSc at the London School of Economics. Today, she spends her time helping customers see and understand their data with Tableau, and leads a team of over 30 Data Rockstars.
Andrew Medworth
Site Reliability Engineer at Google
Andrew is a software engineer with experience in the development and operation of business applications and the underlying infrastructure. He has a particular interest in modern cloud computing platforms.
Brooke Balza
Fullstack engineer at Elliptic
Brooke's path to being a developer was not a straightforward one. She graduated from university with a fine arts degree in documentary photography, then spent 10 years in the B2B publishing sector before transitioning into software on the self-taught route.
Now Brooke works as a fullstack engineer with a front-end focus. She is a firm belief in user-led design and a strong advocate for bringing more women into tech.
Himanshu Upreti
Co-founder & CTO of Al Palette
With a company that specializes in FPMG Product Innovations using their patented AI technology, Himanshu leads AI Palette in generating product concepts using cutting-edge AI to help brands
make product launch decisions.
He previously held the position of Senior Software Engineer in Visa Inc.'s Data Labs where he built data products and drove PoCs on Visa's Big Data Platform. And in addition to that, Himanshu is currently a Fellow in the fourth cohort of Entrepreneur First Singapore; a company that provides promising tech entrepreneurs the platform to jump-start their start-ups. With an engineering degree from IIT, one of the world's top universities, Himanshu's education, and work have specialized in data analytics, data engineering, and machine learning.
Emma Rogers
Co-founder and CEO of Little Bridge
Emma started her career as a teacher and soon after had her first book published – a project created for adolescents who had 'slipped through the system' and failed to learn to read, which was written as a result of her studies at the Department for Psychological Medicine (Barts' Hospital, London). Later, she worked with various publishing houses to produce over 30 books for children and other books for teaching and learning, published in the UK and around the world.
These days, with her edtech start-up Little Bridge, Emma is obsessed with customer engagement and the power of Artificial Intelligence to scale exceptional products and services. Her ambition is to help children to access the best ways to learn and to
continue building an exciting global brand.
Check out Emma's blog here.
Maksim Sipos
CTO of causaLens
On a mission to develop a machine that predicts the global economy in real-time, Max and his team are developing the next generation of autonomous predictive technology for complex and dynamic systems. Calling it the CLPU (causaLens Predictive Unit), their technology helps large organisations optimise business outcomes at scale.

Prior to causaLens, Max worked as a CTO and as consultant at a number of world-class London, Berlin and Silicon Valley startups. And prior to those he worked at one of the most sophisticated hedge funds in the United States. His academic background is in Mathematics and Physics. He got his PhD in Theoretical Physics
(Statistical Mechanics) in 2012.
Inge Driksne
Operations and Startup Consultant
Inge is a startup queen. After graduating from London School of Economics, she has over 6 years of experience working for fast-paced B2B tech start-ups in London and Berlin. In her roles, she has a proven track record of setting up HR, Sales and Ops functions from scratch, building long-term relationships and delivering product growth. This has led her to build her career as a consultant for
high growth startups and innovative initiatives.
Zaid Daba'een
Zaid's impressive background shows what exposure to tech from a young age can lead you to achieve! At 12, he started coding. This led to working as the technical lead of startup RedTroops, then to be 1 of 16 NASA Ames Research Center international interns, followed by Senior Software Engineer at an Intel-backed startup, then recognised by the UK Home Office as an international Tech World Leader, and most recently as the CEO & Founder of DeveloperHub
DeveloperHub is the medium for companies to document their products that have programmatic access (APIs). As CEO, Zaid and his team help ProductOps teams focus on building beautiful, powerful, & hassle-free documentation products rather than spending time
creating a secondary platform.
Daniel Bernhardt
Engineering Manager at Facebook
In his role at Facebook, Daniel's current focus is on fighting fake accounts, abuse, and attacks at scale. Previously, he lead teams building search systems for Facebook powering more than 1 billion searches a day. Prior to Facebook, Daniel was an engineer and engineering manager at Microsoft working on the Bing search engine. Much of his experience has combined the applications of machine learning with large scale and low latency systems.

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