David Hill, Jr. - 18-year old future student technology moguls at Howard University’s College of Engineering Program was the youngest to attend the BE Tech Connext Summit this year.
Throughout his career, he has interned at the technology giant Corning Incorporated where he successfully contributed to the software and modeling simulation group. He has performed research on global satellite systems for Leidos Corporation with Dr. Gedare Bloom; studied cyber security issues at Cisco Systems while interning on spring break at the former Sourcefire company that was acquired by Cisco Systems for $2.7 billion. This summer, David was tapped by United Technologies Corporation – Otis Elevator Vice President – Mr. Brad Sellick to work on the emerging IoT software development project that will digitally transform Otis Elevator. According to Mr. Sellick, “David exemplifies the values and traits that we look for in our engineering staff. He significantly contributed to our digital transformation initiative using Microsoft Azure IoT software and other software applications.”
“I greatly enjoyed engaging with industry leaders and learning about technology innovation at the BE Tech Connext Summit. The hack-a-thon was a great success,” said Hill.