Explore new trends and disruptive technologies in IT and learn how these technologies are used to create a competitive business edge. Top level executives and CIOs of Fortune 1000 companies will serve as guest speakers, sharing their experience and depth of knowledge in the industry. Special emphasis will be on hot topic issues in the IT industry including virtualization, cloud computing, and security.
- Daniel Barreto, Ph.D. Lecturer, Stanford University
- Cloud Computing
- Mobility and Unified Communications
- Artificial Intelligence (machine learning)
- Big Data
Our distinguished guest speakers play an intricate part of this clas. They are successful and articulate thought leaders who will be presenting their views. Past speakers included:
Drew Bamford, Associate VP User Experience, HTC
Adrian Cockcroft, Cloud Architect, Netflix
Dr. Stephen Herrod, CTO and Senior VP of R&D, VMware
Srinivas Krishnamurti, Senior Director, Mobile Solutions, VMware
Phil Libin, CEO, Evernote
Brian Madden, brianmadden.com
Tarkan Maner, CEO, Wyse Technology
Bob Melk, Senior VP, Group Publisher, CIO Magazine, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld, NetworkWorld
Duane Nickull, Senior Technical Evangelist, Adobe
Bob O'Donnell, Program VP, Clients and Displays, IDC
Dr. Mendel Rosenblum, Associate Professor of EE and CS, Stanford University
Sachin Dev Duggal, CEO, Nivio
Chris Schalk and Iein Valdez, Developer Advocates, Google
- 1 year of college level calculus (through calculus of several variables, such as CME100 or MATH51)
- Background in statistics, experience with spreadsheets recommended.
- An undergraduate degree with a GPA of 3.0 or equivalent
A basic knowledge of Information Technology (computer software and hardware) is also required for the assignments and project work in this course.