Kevin Yeh

learning, creating, & navigating

from new york city to Austin, Texas.

"How do I love thee? Let me count the ways,

that I may dissect thy resume."

I am a New York native, StuyCS Alumnus, and hackNY Fellow completing a Master's in CS and Film studies at the University of Texas at Austin.

I'm the current Innovation director for HackTX , a past student organizer for Global Hackathon Seoul, and a future engineer at Kickstarter. I've recently worked as an Android developer for early-stage startup Cerebri and as a software engineering intern at MongoDB, architecting their new Rust driver. In the past, I've worked for GeoTrellis as a Facebook Open Academy engineer, for Amazon AWS on their distributed RDS and DynamoDB technologies, and for local Austin company Blastro Networks, developing and orchestrating a simultaneous release of their three flagship Android apps.

I'm an Android and Backend developer with hacker experience using Node.js, Docker, PostgreSQL, Spark Cores, Myo Armbands, and an assortment of other technologies to create exciting tools. Last year, my team placed third at HackTX 2014 for our gesture-controlled LiteTurn hack. This year, as Innovation director, I was responsible for overseeing projects to improve the hacker experience at HackTX, including 3D-printed trophies, a Slack mentorship system, a voting system for LEDs and the Hacker's Choice award,, an interactive infographic, and a hardware hack room. I've worked at the systems level in C, done Graphics and Physical Simulation work and research in C++ and OpenGL, developed Computer Vision applications using OpenCV, and worked with an assortment of scripting and web development tools in Python, Perl, Ruby, Scala, and Golang.

If you'd like to gossip with me about Android development, Distributed systems, Computer vision and graphics, or that one movie where Audrey Hepburn plays a blind woman, contact me at

Visit github:kyeah for an in-depth look at my recent and ongoing projects.

Hi everyone! I talked quite a bit about why I chose to be a hackNY fellow back in 2014, and almost a full year after the fact, I'm happy to say that being a hackNY fellow was, and continues to be, a much more wonderful experience than I could ever express in words.  Read more

See some of my recent talks.
The New MongoDB Rust Driver @ Rust NYC (Slides)
Liteturn (Paper | Slides)