Jeff Mazur

Executive Director for LaunchCode

Jeff Mazur is the executive director for LaunchCode, a nonprofit aiming to fill the gap in tech talent by matching companies with trained individuals.

Latest Posts From Jeff Mazur

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A Labor Shortage Could Be Our Economy’s Biggest Downfall

College and university enrollment is falling fast. With the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center recording a 16% drop in freshman enrollment in fall 2020, there’s been a lot of talk about how this decline will impact higher education. It’s the cause of a lot of hand-wringing on public radio, but the implications reach far beyond the financial health […]

Coding Boot Camps Produce Talent but Leave Many on the Sidelines

To say coding boot camps have exploded in popularity is a bit of an understatement. The in-person sector of the industry has experienced a 705% overall growth rate since 2013, according to a Course Report study. Coding boot camps currently bring in over $300 million annually and will graduate upward of 23,000 students just this year. The growth […]

Stop Letting Silicon Valley Dictate Your Future

For those in tech, the allure of what most consider the tech capital of the country — Silicon Valley — is real.   But according to real estate website Redfin, last year saw more people move out of San Francisco than any other city in the United States. When a group of San Francisco venture capitalists went […]