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Ida Byrd-Hill
CEO

Ida Byrd-Hill is an urban futurist, economist and author of Invisible Talent Market-Solving the Talent Shortage Without Outsourcing and Visas. She has led Automation Workz to be recognized as one of the nation’s top cybersecurity bootcamps.

Ida has 30+ years of professional business experience in HR, Executive Search, Finance and Social Responsibility. Shepiloted Hustle & TECHknow Preparatory High School, a cyber alternative high school. She concluded her HR career as a Search consultant placing 72 technical executives with 30% diverse hires.  She spent 10 years as a Wealth manager growing investments $620 million AUM and mortgage portfolio to $49 million (in 2021 dollars).

Ida Byrd-Hill is a graduate of University of Michigan – Ann Arbor with a BA Economics and Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University with an MBA specializing in People Management/ Strategy. 

In her spare time, Ida plays video and board games, watches Marvel superhero entertainment and cruises around the world.

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Kevin Hill
CTO

Kevin has been working in the FinTech industry for over 5 years, with a focus on automation and Blockchain technologies. Kevin has been instrumental in developing systems to provide customers with fast and seamless access to their accounts without any human intervention. Kevin also helped develop an enterprise feature store, which offers customer-driven features that make life easier for the average person.

In college, Kevin founded Funguana, an ethereum based data system. He received seed funding of $150,000 to expand technology platform.

Kevin studied information technology at Rochester Institute of Technology.

In his spare time, he enjoys strategy games, anime, Marvel superhero entertainment and spending time with family.

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