Benjamin Temple is a software development instructor at Skilled KC Technical Institute, where he works with leading technology companies to develop and teach a forward-thinking curriculum to the next generation of software developers.
Prior to joining Skilled KC, Temple worked with Playport Gaming Systems as a senior technical architect, where his responsibilities included secure API development using Node.js and managing relational databases in AWS.
Temple concurrently works as a freelancer and has served clients including Sprint/T-Mobile, Sony PlayStation, Apple iTunes, Viacom Media Networks, Universal Music Group, and The University of Kansas. As an entrepreneur, he founded his first seven-figure business in Overland Park, KS during high school. Most recently, he has lead software and multi-media development for online courses with some of the world’s top musicians and athletes including UFC welterweight James Krause.
Since 2014, Temple has served as a Volunteer Wish Granter for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. He studied culinary arts at the Culinary Institute of America in New York and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Colorado State University.