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We love what we do, and we do what we love!

Check out our professional executive team.

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Ida Byrd-Hill

Ida Byrd-Hill is CEO responsible for strategy, business development and government relations. She initially created technological course  in AI & data analytics, cybersecurity ops, network engineering, and Internet of Things, increase front-liners average annual salaries from $31,200 to $67,250. Approximately 80% of our graduates are employed in the tech field, with 30% earning over $80,000 annually with its highest graduates, earning $166,000 and $130,000 annually after 3 years of employment. This success has earned Automation Workz, Inc. a place on the Top 10 US Cybersecurity Boot camp list 2022 and 2023.

The Automation Workz secret weapon is its SenseiiWyze Apps – Life Culture Audit, a vision boarding app and Senseii Games, a block-based puzzle maze game that measures logic, applied Geometry and applied Algebra.

Ida Byrd-Hill is a graduate of the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor with a BA, Economics and Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University with an MBA in Strategy/ People Management. Ida has 30 years of business experience in Economic Strategy, Business Development, Financial Management, Investment Analyses, Government Relations, People Management, Executive Search, DEI, Compensation & Benefits, Automation/Computer Programming, Technology Training, Product Development, and Community Outreach.

She is a member of Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, CEO Talent Council, Chair of West Michigan African American Tech Readiness Collaborative. She is also a member of the Electric Vehicle Jobs Academy, National Minority Supplier Diversity Council (NMSDC), Society of Automotive Analysts and Society Human Resources Management (SHRM).

In her spare time, Ida plays video and board games, watches Marvel superhero entertainment, cruises around the world and writes books. Ida is the author of 8 books, including Invisible Talent Market-Solving the Talent Shortage Without Outsourcing and Visas.

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Kevin Hill

Kevin Hill is CTO managing our tech operations and development team. He is responsible for leading the development of our SenseiiWyze apps and our company automation. He has 7 years of experience as a Software Engineer in Python, Javascript, C and C++.  Kevin specializes in Machine Learning and Quantitative Systems as the Data Science guru. He gained his expertise 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.

As he was studying for his BS Information Technology at Rochester Institute of Technology, Kevin began a Funguana, an ethereum-based data system where he raised a $150,000 seed. This startup evolved from his personal Ethereum portfolio that grew from $1500 when Ethereum was $50 a coin to $75,000.

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

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