Luke Heerman is the Lead Software Developer at EarSketch, Georgia Tech's educational software that teaches students to code through music. As a full-time software developer for the School of Music, Luke manages a team of faculty, staff, and graduate students to support over three thousand online users per day at earsketch.gatech.edu.
Luke has over eight years industry experience in Java enterprise, full-stack, and AWS. In prior roles, Luke has worked on business-critical software with Fortune 500 companies in the fields of satellite communications, networking, and broadcasting. His educational background includes degrees in electrical engineering and music technology, specializing in digital signal processing and music information retrieval.
In his spare time Luke is a trombone player, synthesizer enthusiast, bread maker, and vegetable gardener. His hobby is to upgrade his home into a self-sufficient homestead operation focused on organic growing techniques and composting.