Marco Covarrubias has a passion for programming. In 2005, he graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering. He then attended Cal Poly Pomona where he earned a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus in DSP and communications in 2008. Also in 2008, he joined ARINC as an engineer, where he contributed to two different projects. In 2012, Marco was hired by Cisco Systems in northern California, where he worked as part of the automation team for the data center switches. He recently worked as part of their web security team as a backend Python developer.