Chat with Adrian Schofield, International Leader in ICT, Accreditation, Certification and Research

This week, I have an exclusive interview with Adrian Schofield. Born in the south of England, Adrian began his career in the petroleum industry and later moved into casino administration. Adrian emigrated to Southern Africa in 1981 (acquiring South African citizenship in the new democracy), where he worked in casino management, financial computer systems, payroll…


Register for January 23 Webcast with Don Gotterbarn and Keith Miller, "Computing Professionalism: Do Good and Avoid Evil..."

Register TODAY for the next free ACM Webcast, "Computing Professionalism: Do Good and Avoid Evil…and Why It Is Complicated to Do that in Computing," presented on Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 1 pm ET (noon CT/11 am MT/10 am PT/6 pm GMT) by Don Gotterbarn, Director of the Software Engineering Ethics Research Institute and Chair…


Chat--Omar Zaarour, Innovating Award Winning Developer Shares Special Tips

Omar Zaarour received his Bachelors degree in Computer Engineering from An-Najah National University (NNU), West Bank, Palestine and Bilkent University (BU), Ankara, Turkey graduating with high honors. In September 2012 he joined the Master of Computer Science program at University of Calgary in the Database and Data Mining group under Prof. Reda Alhajj's supervision. Omar…


Chat with Reda Alhajj, Global Top Scientist Shares Deep Insights and Special Tips on Imagine Cup Winning Apps

Reda Alhajj received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering in 1988 from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. After he completed his BSc with distinction from METU, he was offered a full scholarship to join the graduate program in Computer Engineering and Information Sciences at Bilkent University in Ankara, where he received his M.Sc. and…


Chat with Patryk Janiszewski, Innovating Microsoft Windows Store, Windows Phone Developer—spotlight in Top Paid, Best Rated, New Releases, DVLUP Leaderboard

Patryk L. Janiszewski served a tour in Kuwait and Iraq with the U.S. Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. As a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Patryk earned his first bachelor's degree in Human Resources in 2011 and is currently seeking a second bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems and a minor…


What are the highly damaging internet legal liabilities and risks to you -- chat with Martin Kratz QC, head intellectual property practice group, Bennett Jones LLP, legendary IP and ICT legal authority and pioneer

My chat with Martin was a real eye opener – there is a tremendous amount of legal risk to you when using the Internet and ignorance does not protect you! Martin Kratz leads the intellectual property practice and co-leads the ecommerce practice for Bennett Jones. His practice is focused around intellectual property and technology law,…


Andy Chen, President and CEO Catronic, Past CTO and Vice President Ontario Power Generation

Andy Chen, P. Eng. President & CEO, Catronic Computer Consultant Services Inc. Andy Chen is a senior business advisor for several leading global consulting firms and enterprise software vendors. Andy has over 30 years of experience in utility sectors specializing in Nuclear Power Generation. For the past five years, Andy has been assisting leading global…


Chat: Charlene Walrad, VP of Standards Activities, Board of Governors IEEE-CS

Charlene (Chuck) Walrad Position statement: I very much appreciate the honor of being nominated as First Vice President of the Computer Society. As a long-time participant in a very wide range of CS boards and committees, one of the most rewarding aspects of being a volunteer has been the opportunity to work with volunteers in…


Professor Mihaela Ulieru, President IMPACT Institute, Global ICT Innovation Researcher, Luminary and Authority

Professor Mihaela Ulieru is a seasoned expert in ICT-enabled innovation and President of the IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy, aiming to capitalize on her achievements as the Canada Research Chair in Adaptive Information Infrastructures for the eSociety which she held for five years since July 2005. Along her over 25 year career, Professor Ulieru…


Chat on Improving Education: Lauren Woodman Microsoft General Manager, Education Programs; Top Global Technology Policy Authority

I met Lauren at the February UNESCO summit in Paris where we were both speakers. Lauren provided a passionate description of education challenges which resonated with me due to my long teaching background. Subsequently I talked about her work at the May ITU/UN World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) in Geneva and again a…