Coding wiz, 13, trying to personally assist 100,000 people
Tanmay Bakshi, 13, speaks quickly and passionately. The ambitious teen gestures with both arms, and litters his sentences with the type of positive language that you’d expect from a professional speaker.
In fact, his business card lists ‘keynote speaker,’ along with software developer, cognitive developer, [IBM] Watson developer, author and YouTuber.
Bakshi’s YouTube channel, where he shares computer programming advice, has more than a quarter million views and nearly 12,000 subscribers.
On Wednesday morning, Bakshi will deliver a keynote address to about 1,500 people — mostly youth — at the B.C. Tech Summit in Vancouver. Organizers expect hundreds more to watch the speech on the online livestream.
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