The SYCK Career Podcast

Ep 30: The Secrets to Success at Big Tech: an Interview with Brandon Middleton


A strong work ethic and courage to take opportunities can pay off. Brandon Middleton has worked for multiple big tech companies like Cisco and Microsoft. He currently works for Amazon AWS and also is a co-founder of Trillicon Valley, a media and design collective for the benefit of youth and community inspiration. In today’s episode, Brandon discusses how he landed his jobs and why he shifted to different companies. He also shares his experience of being a black man in big tech. Tune in to hear some SYCK advice!

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Brandon Middleton is a proud graduate of UC Berkeley (MBA) and the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (ECE) and has a passion for education and creatively engaging students. In the last 17 years, he has been an engineer at Cisco, a Sales guy at Microsoft, a Director of BD at Slalom Consulting, and now a Web3 BDM at AWS. 

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