Meet our New Full Stack Engineer, Kāhea Hendrickson

Kāhea Hendrickson

This summer we are ramping up our Development capacity with the addition of two new Full Stack Engineers to our team. This week we’re introducing Kāhea Hendrickson, one of our new staffers. He will be supporting our development of the PARTNER CPRM and PARTNERme, a Person-Centered Network Tool. We asked him a few questions this week to get to know him a bit better as he gets started. We hope you enjoy it.

Tell Us About Yourself!

I was born on Oʻahu and raised in Utah. My father was an American volleyball player/skeet shooter that loved the beach and his children. My mother is a Hawaiian/Filipino hula dancer/nurse and the first woman in Hawaiʻi to ever take high school shop class. I currently reside on Ka Pae ʻAina o Hawaiʻi.

What is your new position and what do you hope to accomplish in it?

I chose Visible Network Labs because it truly is a people-centered tech company with a great team and product. My title is Full Stack Developer (aka Computer Spellcaster), and I’m here to implement tech strategies that enable growth for the future.

Who is a significant mentor in your life?

My Uncle is my mentor. He taught me about hard work, family history, and human nature. He also tells some of the best stories.

Where is your favorite place to visit on vacation?

I like to vacation in the state of Utah in the winter with my sister eating, drinking, laughing, and snowboarding.

Delicate Arch, Arches National Park, Nea Moab, Utah

If you could have any superpower, what would it be, and why?

If I could have a superpower it would be the ability to perceive past but distant events with clarity in dreams. I would use this power to create songs and epic poetry.

What do you enjoy doing away from work?

For fun and hobbies, I like to study history, surf, drink craft beer and eat fresh local food with friends and family.

Welcome to the Team!

With the help of Kāhea and the rest of our Development Team, we will be able to innovate more quickly and effectively when it comes to our network analysis tools, training, and services. We are excited to see what this amazing team accomplishes in the coming years. Welcome to the team Kāhea!

Alex Derr

About the Author: Alex Derr, M.P.A.

Director of Marketing & Communications

Alex joined VNL in 2017, originally supporting our events. He now helps manages our communications and marketing strategy and content development work. Alex creates blogs, infographics, reports, and other content while managing our web and social media presence. He also runs our email marketing campaigns, tracks analytics, and conducts market research to drive our strategy. He supports our entire team with copywriting, graphic design and research, and helps with events, webinars, demos, and other online learning. When he isn’t at work Alex spends his time climbing 14ers (30 done, 28 to go!) and blogging on his own website, The Next Summit Blog.

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