About me

Maker, learner, researcher, developer and teacher

Lakin is a relentless learner who isn't satisfied with the status quo. He lives his life in pursuit of the best ways to address challenges and opportunities in his professional and personal life. This approach has afforded him success as a maker, researcher, entrepreneur, software developer, leader and teacher. He cares deeply about the people around him; including his family, local community, and humanity across the globe. He is an avid traveler who loves meeting new people, seeing new places, experiencing diverse cultures and learning how they approach life. He champions equitable access to education, community, arts and technology in pursuit of a better world. He has over 13 years of software development experience, over 8 years of experience in scientific research, 2 years of experience teaching and has received 3 awards for his research and scholastic achievements. He has 4 scientific publications and is pursuing his PhD.