SoCS Speaker Series: Guest Speaker Tim Bray
As part of the School of Computer Science's Speaker Series, please join us in welcoming University of Guelph alumnus Tim Bray on January 15, 2014 from 5:30pm-7:30pm in the Engineering THORN Atrium.
Tim Bray is one of the University of Guelph's more successful and notable alumni. After graduating with a B.SC. in Mathematics and Computer Science and working for a computer company and a telephone company, Mr. Bray became manager of the New Oxford English Dictionary Project at the University of Waterloo, which led to the co-founding of Open Text Corportation, Canada's largest software company. He has helped raise five rounds of venture capital and is an occasional angel investor.
Mr. Bray has also written over a million words on his blog at tbray.org and is widely followed on Twitter and Google+. He has been working as a Developer and Advocate at Google since 2010, first on Android and more recently on Internet Identity and Security. He has strong roots at the University of Guelph; he received an Honorary Doctorate in 2009, and is a strong supporter of the Better Planet Project.