Forget the tech stereotypes. To create cutting edge innovations, the industry needs people from all different backgrounds contributing their talents. In ROADTRIP NATION: CODE TRIP—Natalie, Robin and Zoed—travel from Los Angeles to Boston in search of individuals who have defied the statistics and who have proven that you don't have to fit a mold to make it in tech. During the nearly month-long journey, the roadtrippers interview Maria Burns Ortiz, CEO of 7 Generation Games; Carolyn Percheta,... [see more] a postdoctoral fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory; and Samy Kamkar, security researcher and hacker who created one of the fastest spreading computer viruses of all time.
This documentary series is literally and figuratively driven by twenty-somethings. Soon-to-be college graduates (from the U.S. , Canada and the U.K.) criss-cross the country in three mechanically unsound RVs interviewing people from all walks of life to get their stories - how they got to where they are - to see how these stories might provide some insight and guidance as the students try to define their own roads in life.