Robert Lefkowitz

Robert Lefkowitz

Robert "r0ml" Lefkowitz is retired. His last job was as Chief Architect for software at Warby Parker. Prior to Warby Parker, he had been a software architect in the insurance, telecommunications, and finance industries. He is a Distinguished Engineer of the ACM.

Montreal 2020 sessions

Age Discrimination in Tech

English session - Beginner

There is a set of commonly held beliefs which (if true) make age discrimination in Tech perfectly logical behavior. If we wish to end age discrimination (and eventually we all do) we have to challenge those beliefs. Unfortunately, most of us are really sure that those beliefs are accurate reflections of reality. I will identify those beliefs and present evidence to debunk them.