SoCS Speaker Series: Guest Speaker Tim Bray

Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Written by Dan Gillis

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 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.

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