Kakada Chheang has over seven years of working experience in software development. He started working on Open Source application when he joined with InSTEDD iLab SEA where he applied Human Center Design practice on top of his experienced technical skills to help solve social challenges. Over the past 5 years, he has been working on variety of projects related to the deployment of Verboice – an Open Source Interactive Voice Response platform to Ministry of Health and NGOs.
Kakada was a tech facilitator for regional health hackathon event “Epihack” held in Cambodia in 2013 and in Laos in 2015 where he helped participants to brainstorm free, low-cost and easy-to-implement technologies for participatory surveillance for use in the region and strategies that participants can apply to their local challenges.
Aside from his work, Kakada is an active volunteer and speaker in Cambodian tech community such as Barcamp Cambodia, Barcamp Yangon, Barcamp Saigon.
Kakada graduated with a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Software Engineering from Royal University of Phnom Penh in 2008.