Johnny Rodriguez

Johnny is Fresh’s Director of Strategic Innovation who brings over 13 years of experience in user experience, interaction design, and front-end web development.

He thrives on the challenge of leading interaction design and development as well as usability and best practices, but his primary focus is leading Fresh’s internal product development as well as other strategic initiatives to help Fresh stay fresh.

Johnny has made valuable contributions in the past throughout the end-to-end delivery lifecycle of complex and large-scale technology solutions. Some of his innovative work can be seen on projects involving advanced JavaScript, augmented and virtual reality, WordPress development, AI systems, chatbots, and design language systems.

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AI/Machine Learning, Mobile App Development, Technology Architecture, Web App Development, Website Development

Chatbots – Considerations for Design, Development, and Implementation

There are many examples of companies using chatbots for massive ROI. But chatbots can only perform well if they are designed well. Consider these key design approaches. 1. Learn With AI capabilities and deep learning, chatbots can teach themselves and adapt to situations they haven’t been programmed for. Every time a customer uses your bot,
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AI/Machine Learning, Uncategorized

Activating AI: Common Libraries, Platforms, and Hardware Foundations

There are dozens of tools and frameworks to take advantage of when working with AI, and the number is constantly growing. In this post, we’ll discuss some popular options to give you a sense of where to start. AI Development Libraries TensorFlow (Google): A free and open-source software created by Google. It can be used
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AI/Machine Learning

Eight Ways Chatbots Can Improve Your Business Workflows

The main function of chatbots is communication, but their usefulness isn’t confined to customer support tickets. Chatbots can also be used to streamline communication, inside and outside of customer service. With the right tools and development teams, chatbots can be designed to fill many different roles beyond their current function. Chatbots can help facilitate production
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XR Development

What is AR Development?

Augmented Reality (AR) development introduces immersive experiences that completely alter the way we interact with and perceive the world. Given that AR applications have the power to alter our perception in new, thrilling ways, creating sophisticated AR experiences necessitates a deep understanding of the technology under the hood. Harnessing the power and quality of UI
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Community, Design, News, Software, Strategy

BalanceTech: A Resource for Finding Balance in a Tech-Reliant World

As technology layers deeper and deeper into the fabric of our everyday life, its impacts on our health must be considered to ensure our long-term well-being. At Fresh, we believe that technology can be a means of enhancing and expanding on our innate human qualities of imagination, innovation, social connection, and productivity. By finding the
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AI/Machine Learning, Expertise, Software

Which Companies Are Propelling the AI Movement?

Whether you realize it or not, whenever you browse the internet, listen to music, drive your car, or use your phone, AI is involved. In 2017, there were already four billion AI-powered devices in use worldwide. Some of the biggest tech companies in the world, including Apple, Uber, Facebook, and Microsoft, have dedicated significant resources
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