Project-based learning coming to disrupt research

Our centuries-old educational model is failing our students, and it’s failing us.
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Sylvain Kalache is an entrepreneur and a software engineer who has worked in the tech industry for more than a decade. He is also a globetrotter, having lived in 13 cities in several countries, including in China, Russia, France and the United States. Kalache joined SlideShare in 2011 as a DevOps engineer to support the infrastructure that served 3 billion slides every month. He was a key player who contributed to the acquisition of SlideShare by LinkedIn in 2012.

Sylvain also co-founded while42, the largest French tech engineer network, with more than 3,000 members in more than 50 cities across the world. He currently resides in San Francisco and is the co-founder of Holberton School, a two-year program training full-stack software engineers at scale.

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