Juan Zepeda at the Entrepreneurial Panel at a SHPE National Conference in Anaheim

Juan Zepeda


Juan Zepeda is a software engineer, motivated entrepreneur, STEM Ambassador and Technologist who graduated from California State University, Northridge in December 2014. In 2010, he founded OnetechTip.com where he provided daily tips and tricks in technology. Which helped people with common problems in computers, cell phones, websites, and everyday gadgets by providing hidden hints and tips.

Zepeda graduated from Santa Ynez High School in 2008, enrolled at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC), where he participated in the Math, Engineering, Science, Achievement (MESA) program and was the founding vice president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) student chapter on campus. Through his involvement, he met with local engineers, gave presentations to elementary school children about studying in the STEM fields.

In addition to multiple internships at companies and academic institutions such as TrueVision 3D Systems, Sonos, UC Santa Barbara, and j2 Global, Inc. Zepeda also served as the information technology officer for the SBCC Chapter of Improving Dreams Equality Access & Success (IDEAS), a group organized to encourage, promote, and further the education of immigrant students. In 2012, he was recognized with the Outstanding Student of the Year Engineering award.

Zepeda in 2015 launched weekly interview show called Tonight in STEM where he interviews professionals in the STEM fields.He remains involved with SHPE as a Treasurer for the local SHPE Santa Barbara Professional Chapter. He hopes to one day found his own technology company.




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