Marc Aupont is a first-generation American born from Haitian immigrant parents. After 12 years of working in Fin-tech, he transitioned into mobile software development when Swift was announced in 2015. His passion for technology led him to move from Orlando, FL to NYC in 2017 where he started multiple meetups teaching programming. In addition to his work as a Senior iOS engineer at Nike, Marc has been a champion for inclusion and diversity within developer communities for many years. Marc has worked to create opportunities for technical growth in the Swift community by organizing meetups for beginners, sharing his own experience and expertise through mentorship programs, working collaboratively with HBCU students on app development, and more. His hobbies include: working on side projects involving electronics and hardware, serving as a music director at his local church, as well as weekend road trips to random destinations with his family.