Put open source to work
July 16–17, 2018: Training & Tutorials
July 18–19, 2018: Conference
Portland, OR
Kesha Williams

Kesha Williams
Senior Software Engineer, Chick-fil-A Corporate


Kesha Williams is a senior software engineer at Chick-fil-A Corporate. Kesha is a software engineer with over 20 years’ experience specializing in full stack web application development using Java, Spring, Angular, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). She’s trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Europe, and Asia while teaching Java at the university level. She held a summer internship with the National Security Agency (NSA)—how cool is that? She recently won the Ada Lovelace Award in Computer Engineering from Look Far and the Think Different Innovation Award from Chick-fil-A for her work on investigating how emerging technologies and artificial intelligence can enhance restaurant operations and customer experiences. In her spare time, she leads the Georgia chapter of Technovation, speaks at technical conferences across the country, serves as a mentor with the New York Academy of Sciences, and conducts free “Hour of Code” workshops for children at her local library.


1:45pm2:25pm Thursday, July 19, 2018
Artificial intelligence
Location: D137/138
Level: Beginner
Kesha Williams (Chick-fil-A Corporate)
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Facial recognition technology could revolutionize the world as we know it, and it's already increasingly a part of our everyday lives. Wherever you go, you're being watched, and facial recognition is being integrated with social media, security, gaming, and commerce. Kesha Williams explores facial recognition and explains how to integrate it into your applications. Read more.