Through The Noise
May 9, 2016
Brad Halsey of Building Momentum & Tech Garden on Making Makers and Practical STEM Education
Through the Noise #173
Brad Halsey // CEO & Founder // Building Momentum
Brad Halsey is CEO and Founder of Building Momentum, a firm based in Alexandria, VA that specializes in intensive technological training with practical applications. Working in the high-paced, high-stakes, and high-pressure environment of a war-zone, he created solutions that were put into place to directly save lives. His enthusiasm for education is contagious and since returning from his time in Iraq, he has been using it to educate government contractors, government officials, teachers, and — recently — children. Ernesto and Blake have some great ideas to help him grow his newest venture.
Brad Halsey, CEO of Building Momentum and of the non-profit TechGarden, is at his best when he is solving, or teaching others to solve, the hardest, most important, and the most time-critical technical problems we face. Brad prides himself as an experienced and extremely motivated scientist who thrives at leading or mentoring teams of fellow scientists, engineers, educators, community members, veterans, and kids to develop bespoke technology to rapidly solve critical technology problems—especially in challenging, austere, and combat environments.
TechGarden is focused on providing the resources for teaching problem solving with technology to the community—especially under served communities, veterans, educators, and kids. TechGarden aims to create a project-centric educational resource—a build space—where people learn how to create solutions using the tools of technology.