Ankita Kulkarni

September 6, 2016

My experience mentoring Tanmay Bakshi at the Toronto IBM Garage

For three months, the IBM Canada Lab had the opportunity of hosting Tanmay Bakshi, a software programming wunderkind from Brampton, Ontario, through a unique student training program tailored just for him. At 12 years old, Tanmay is taking the developer community by storm with several iOS apps, his own "Tanmay Teaches" YouTube Channel, and public-speaking engagements where he has shared his expertise in front of thousands. Throughout the three-month program, Tanmay spent time at the IBM Canada Lab in Markham and the IBM Bluemix Garage in Toronto, learning from seasoned IBM developers, where he enhanced his skills using IBM Bluemix and IBM Watson, and sharing the unique perspective only a 12-year-old whiz kid can impart. Since June, Tanmay was paired with IBMers who helped accelerate Tanmay’s growth as a developer and thinker.

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