Vanessa Nicole Naff is a Software Engineer for Warner Bros. Discovery. She works with the behind the scenes aspects of transcoding and live streaming video. In this episode, Vanessa takes us through her journey from growing up in a rural town to studying abroad in Japan and finally working with complex and advanced Go powered technology.
02:50 First Memory of a Computer
08:24 Main Interests Before High School
12:57 Entering High School
20:20 Studying in Japan
24:40 Adjusting Back to Home Life
27:04 Applying to University in Arizona
31:40 Goodwill Hunting and Reality
37:54 Deciding on a Career Path
43:54 Working at Digipen
50:55 Working in Technology
57:50 Becoming a Software Developer
1:00:00 The Importance of Feedback
1:07:00 What is Vanessa Doing Today?
1:20:30 Creating Opportunities
1:29:00 Contact Info
1:29:50 Persistence is Key
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