Technical interviews serve many purposes. Sure, a company wants to make sure you really know how to code or are proficient in the language they are hiring for, but at the end of the day, they want to see how your code is unique... what did you do to solve this puzzle differently than everyone else?
Kasey Champion is a Software Engineer at Karat - a company that quite literally helps companies hire great engineers by conducting technical interviews for them. If you want to learn how to navigate your next technical interview like a pro, you've come to the right place!
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MEET THE SPEAKER:
Kasey Champion is a firm believer that “talent is universal but opportunity is not”; she is dedicated to bringing technical education, and the economic empowerment it provides, to all students. A software engineer turned teacher, Kasey graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Electrical Engineering, in addition to her coursework she was a teaching assistant for the Computer Science Department.
After graduation, she joined Microsoft as a software engineer, where she held a variety of roles including Software Developer, Program Manager and Computer Science Curriculum Developer. After 6 years she decided it was time to explore new opportunities and joined Karat as a full-time software engineer. Before work every morning for the past 5 years she has taught introductory and advanced placement computer science at a local area high school as part of the TEALS volunteer program. In 2018 she also joined the University of Washington as part-time faculty and currently teaches Data Structures and Algorithms.
Her current passions include helping first-generation college-bound students transition from high school to university, increasing interest in tech for underrepresented minorities and economic empowerment programs for unsheltered youth and incarcerated adults.