Makayla is the Director of External Marketing at oSTEM. She is currently pursuing an A.S. in Computer Programming & Analysis from Eastern Florida State College and is looking forward to finishing her B.S. in Software Engineering at Arizona State University. Makayla is interested in blockchain technology and all its applications. She is also an experienced IT professional who has held many roles in the industry, ranging from help desk rep, to lead network administrator, to cyber security hardware and software tester.
Makayla was first introduced to oSTEM when she attended the 2015 conference. Her experiences there were so great that she wanted to become a part of it and introduce oSTEM to others. She joined the Conference Outreach Committee in 2016 and is looking forward to raising oSTEM’s visibility in her new role.
Outside of oSTEM and her education and career, Makayla enjoys running, being on the water, traveling and hanging with friends. She also loves video games and getting her hands on the latest technology.