Bad Hackers Turned Good Get Top Spot

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.”