Getting To Know Roundtable: Ali Goergen Employee Spotlight

This week, we sat down with Roundtable’s Ali Goergen to talk about her role, programming, and industry trends she finds interesting.


What does your title mean? What do you do for Roundtable?

I am a Software Developer, which means I maintain and add features to our software products and internal tooling. I’m responsible for updates and enhancements to Mercury XRS. Look forward to new features this year!


How did you get into programming?

I started teaching myself to program about five years ago and never stopped learning. My interest naturally grew into a passion, and then a career. The first role I had in tech was as a teaching assistant at a coding bootcamp.


What is a trend in learning technology that’s exciting to you? 

I’m excited about utilizing virtual reality within the learning environment. It’s fascinating to see our clients help develop their employees’ skills through immersive, intuitive experiences from anywhere in the world! 


Finish the sentence. Learning is essential to an organization because…

Learning is essential to an organization because growth is essential to an organization. Investing in learning is investing in your organization’s growth and success. 


What is something you have done in this role this year that you are proud of?

I’m proud of the XR login that my team collaborated on. This feature will improve the login experience, and I’m looking forward to rolling it out and getting user feedback.


What are some interesting facts about you?

  • I’m a fluent Spanish speaker
  • I’ve backpacked in Patagonia
  • I volunteer as a tutor for a literacy program


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