Advisory Board

The College of Information and Computer Sciences Advisory Board consists of leaders from industry, academia, and our alumni. The Board provides advice to the dean on important aspects of the college operations, such as industry relations, outreach, development, research directions, and the content of our academic programs.

Eric Brown '92 M.S '96 Ph.D.
Director of Watson Algorithms, IBM 

Madhura Chacko '80 M.S.
Director and Founding Member, Credit Capital Research, LLC

Renu Chipalkatti '87 M.S. 
Global Head, Vertical Industry Solutions, Verizon

Nancy Wogrin Confrey 
Chief Executive Officer, Health Beacons 

Wayne Duso '85 B.S.
General Manager, Amazon Web Services

Rajesh Jha '90 M.S.
Executive Vice President, Microsoft Office Product Group 

Tripp Peake
General Partner, Long River Ventures

Debra J. Richardson '78 M.S., '81 Ph.D.
Professor of Informatics and Founding Dean,
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, University of California - Irvine

Robert Sproull
Vice President and Director, Oracle Labs (ret.)

Steve Vinter '83 M.S., '85 Ph.D.
Executive Coach and Tech Leadership Development Advisor, Google

Steven Willis '78 B.S.
Engineer, executive, Co-founder of networking companies Wellfleet and Argon