Dylan Richards is an entrepreneur and educator who is passionate about using software and web technologies to expose students to the world of software development through alternative education.
Since dropping out of the University of Connecticut, he’s been a lead developer and instructor at a number of groundbreaking startups in New York City, including
The New York Code + Design Academy, Sweeten, Allegory, Teladoc, and Amazon Inc.
He has over 8 years of experience in web and software development, and from 2014 to 2017, served as the founder and CEO of Ruby on Richards — an online coding school that took students from zero programming experience to building full-stack web applications in 8 weeks.
Today he’s bridging the gap between tech and photography at Escalate.