A long-serving employee of Hewlett-Packard Company, LaMills Garrett has held a number of key positions with the company. Currently a Storage Product Marketing Manager at Hewlett Packard in Roseville, California, he is responsible for assessing pricing and financials, identifying sales opportunities, and developing incentives and positioning to better sales representatives’ performance. LaMills Garrett has held his current position since 2010.

Mr. Garrett began his career in the United States Air Force, where he served as a Computer Systems Officer from 1994 to 1997. In this role, he oversaw a local area network for over 60 users in addition to holding responsibility for quality and project management for military information technology. He subsequently accepted a position as an ISV Integration and Test Engineer with Hewlett Packard in Colorado. During his three years in this position, he developed and tested software.

In 2001, Mr. Garrett relocated to California and held positions as a Systems Engineer and consultant, and later as a Project Manager, Engineering Manager and Strategist, and Strategy Manager.

 

Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard for something we love is called passion.

Simon Sinek (via africaandco)

I love helping businesses understand and apply technology to their challenges and opportunities.

Addressing “isms” and Criminalization… Model, Teach, Practice, Reinforce

Set examples, teach lessons, and reinforce learning…

About three years ago I found myself having a conversation with an assistant principal at my son’s middle school. Jacob (now 17 year old junior in high school) was being suspended for a couple days for getting into a fight with another boy after reacting to the boy aggressively stating the word nigga toward Jacob after Jacob told the boy he found it offensive and had asked him to stop saying it…

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Grooming Leaders versus Prisoners

Murder, armed robbery, rape, and assault with a deadly weapon were some of the charges being faced by the young men I spent time with yesterday (Saturday, April 26, 2014) while at the Sacramento County Juvenile Detention Facility.  I sat and listened to them, hugged and dapped them, talked trash to them, laughed with them, gave them pointers on exercise, played basketball with them, and just…

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Blessings galore from transforming heartwork

Blessings galore

Awaking with the opportunity to serve my world is a daily blessing that I aim to maximize even though it’s easy to limit my focus to the daily grind of work, kids, and home and miss on the opportunity to serve my world beyond myself and my home.  Yesterday, Saturday, April 26, 2014 was filled with countless blessings that had me in a seemingly constant state of reflection and sobriety.

My day…

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engineeringhistory:

FORTRAN code snippet from the 1977 Crowther/Woods version of Adventure, generally considered to be the first adventure game. Read more about the history of interactive fiction and adventure games. 

Fortran… My first programming love.

engineeringhistory:

FORTRAN code snippet from the 1977 Crowther/Woods version of Adventure, generally considered to be the first adventure game. Read more about the history of interactive fiction and adventure games.

Fortran… My first programming love.

fastcompany:

Some of these ad concepts are better than what you see coming out of major agencies—and they were all conceived by felons, a reminder that creativity is born from life experience. Read more>

Could really put this talent to work…

fastcompany:

Some of these ad concepts are better than what you see coming out of major agencies—and they were all conceived by felons, a reminder that creativity is born from life experience. Read more>

Could really put this talent to work…