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Coaching, Training and Consulting in Rust

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Tim McNamara

Accelerate your business with Rust

Accelerant is a technical consultancy led by Tim McNamara. Tim is the lead content partner of the Rust Foundation's education and training program.Before starting Accelerant, Tim was the head of Rust education at AWS and worked with multiple teams to assist them adopt the language at scale. Tim is the author of Rust in Action and is one of the world's experts in the Rust programming language.He has supported teams worldwide with their journey to adopting the language.

"I worked with Tim during his work on the Rust code foundations infrastructure at Amazon. He drove educational programs (talks, videos, documentation) that helped many learn and adopt Rust on their teams and be "rusty" within Amazon's infrastructure. He has proven to be a valuable community resource for my teams and for many others in Amazon."

Christopher Zakian, Principal Engineer - AWS Just Walk Out Technology



Tim McNamara was the global head of Rust education at AWS and is now the lead content partner of the Rust Foundation for its education and training program.

Accelerant's courses offer you the ability to this educational and training expertise for your company.

All courses are available worldwide, either in-person or remote. Hybrid delivery is not available.

Course: Accelerate to Rust

  • 20h taught over 3-5 days

  • Available worldwide

  • Maximum 12 seats/course

Our introduction to Rust for professional programmers. Teaches you the semantics of Rust, and explains how to use your prior knowledge as a boost rather than a hindrance to your next language.

The delivery style is hands-on and interactive. You'll learn by working on real projects and seeing many of the discussing the compiler errors and jargon that regularly appear as you learn a new programming language.

Through interactive sessions, live coding examples, and engaging discussions, Tim will guide you through the language, helping you gain confidence in writing efficient and safe code.

Course: Accelerate to Serverless Rust

Use the Rust programming language to create cloud native and serverless applications. After this course, your team will be able to create services that are more responsive to your user base, that can scale further, are more environmentally sustainable and cheaper to run. Oh, and they'll be easier to maintain.

Custom programs

Create a custom training program for your whole company. We'll work with you to design a learning syllabus and deliver it, to enable you to scale Rust adoption to the whole company.

On-Demand Courses

For people who want to follow a self-paced learning style, we also offer on-demand video courses:


We offer personalized coaching programs designed to help you maximize your potential and achieve your career goals.Accelerant creates a way for the "senior" technical person in a team to get some support, mentoring, and advice. It can be easy to feel isolated in that position, especially if you are relatively new to the role.Our coaching is best suited for those who are relied upon by others, such as senior and principal software developers, engineering managers, and tech leads looking to take their skills to the next level.


And if your business is interested in adopting Rust, our consulting services can help you make the transition smoothly and efficiently. From assessing your needs to developing custom solutions, we'll work closely with you to ensure your success.

Testimonials and Feedback

  • Tim has a gift for making complicated concepts approachable.

  • Our session yesterday was very positive for me, and I'm convinced that your new direction will bring you success.

  • Just finished a 1:1 session with Tim, it was really good. A natural teacher.

  • Tim is one of the most enthusiastic Rust educators I've worked with.

  • For me, his supportive way of teaching traits 'clicked' immediately.

  • Every time I've collaborated with Tim, I have been impressed by his knowledge and energy.

Names omitted to maintain confidentially, however references are available upon request.


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