Ken Mazaika cofounded the Firehose Project, an experiential online education program specializing in coding in 2013 with Marco Morawec, which was acquired in September of 2018.
They started the Firehose Project after teaching technical workshops at Harvard Business School, RISD, Babson, Carnegie Mellon, I’olani, Punahou and a number of other schools. The Firehose Project was acquired by Trilogy Education Services, the education provider that has partnered with the world’s leading universities to help them provide immersive programs in technical topics like Web Development, Data Science and Cybersecurity.
He is a software developer and he began my career writing desktop applications for the Microsoft Office team before transitioning to web development.
As a web developer, he was employee #2 for a small startup called AgileClicks, which was acquired in 2011. After leaving AgileClicks, he continued to worked as a web developer at WHERE.com and continued to work there for several years after the company was acquired by PayPal.
He has contributed to open source projects, including to the Ruby on Rails framework and is also a writer who has written articles that have been syndicated on publications including Forbes, Inc.com and the Huffington Post.