Lakecia is the Technical Assistant for Justin Rattner, Corporate Vice President of Intel Labs and Chief Technology Officer of Intel Corporation. Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. In this role, she assists the CTO and his staff in setting the agenda and establishing technology priorities for both Intel Labs and the company. She is also responsible for all communications and related activities for the CTO.
Lakecia earned a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University of South Florida. She also earned her Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
In addition to her critical work at Intel, Lakecia has been recognized outside the corporation for her work with young people, as well as her leadership in her field. She was recently named as a Technology Rising Star and also received an award for Educational Leadership from Women of Color Magazine.
Lakecia was named a 2009 Modern-Day Technology Leader by US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine, and honored at the 23rd Black Engineer of the Year Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Global Competitiveness Conference.