Bad Hackers Turned Good Get Top Spot

Winn was featured in an article for Bloomberg about the newest development in the hiring process for high-profile companies: “scouring hackathons.”

“We need to find a way to allow the most skilled people in the world to land a job, instead of going to work for the mob,” said Winn Schwartau, a security consultant in Nashville, Tennessee, who is starting a Web portal matching recruiters and hard-to-come-by candidates. “The mob has its own geek headhunters, and guess what: They pay better and they don’t care if you have long hair or a tattoo.”

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