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The NextStep Team

Staff Steps

NextStep Tech was founded by MIT graduates who want to help students learn the skills to become successful software engineers and research scientists.

Benjamin Gleitzman

Benjamin Gleitzman
Co-Founder & Instructor

Ben is an entrepreneur and software engineer at recommendations startup Hunch (hunch.com) in NYC. During his time at MIT, Ben helped shape the future of computer science education as an instructor for Introduction to Computer Science I and II. His thesis focused on enhancing introductory programming experiences using mobile devices. Before moving to NY, Ben was a software engineer at Google, Inc. in Mountain View, CA.

In his spare time Ben enjoys creating electronic music, rock climbing, and cooking.

George Marzloff

George Marzloff
Co-Founder & Instructor

George has extensive tutoring and training experience with students of all age ranges in academic courses, test preparation, and hands-on procedures in scientific laboratories. Currently, he is an iPhone and web applications developer.

George graduated with a degree in Brain & Cognitive Sciences from MIT and works at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine as a senior clinical research coordinator and website administrator. He is an avid scuba diver and plays keyboards in a jazz fusion band.