Q: We normally begin by asking you breifly about background, like what’s your name, where you went to school, what you do and then we’ll just pick it up from there.
Well, I am Dean Wen, originally from China. Landed in United States when I was 20, went to college at Purdue University in Indiana and got a degree in computer science. Headed to “the last steel factory” of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, which is also known as Carnegie Mellon University for a master’s degree in information technology in School of Computer Science. Then came to California, work as a software development engineer at Yahoo! Inc. and Apple, Inc. successively.
Q: Woot! Looks like we had a great start, tell us a bit about your career goal, something you’re passionate about?
My career goal lies in providing brilliant software and internet service to benefit people. I am passionate about initiative thinking, transforming the idea to real, delivering solutions for challenging problems and making an impact.
Q: What do you usually do besides work?
Hiking, hacking and travelling. I’ve crossed U.S. from east coast to west coast twice. One by Amtrak, the other by driving. I am planing the third crossing trip, this time will be flying, well, I need to be a pilot first.
Q: Can we keep in touch, either for fun or professionals?