2/5: Isilon Tech Talk
2/6: eBay Tech Talk
2/7: Zillow Tech Talk
Isilon Tech Talk
2/5; 6:00 – 7:00pm; EEB 105
EMC Isilon will be coming to UW! Jason Behmer, EMC Isilon Software Engineer and UW Alum, will lead a tech talk about High Performance File Systems and answer your questions about engineering careers with EMC in Seattle. Brilliant engineering discussion with a side of pepperoni. Join us!
eBay Tech Talk: Algorithmic Game Theory of eBay’s Buyer-Seller Matching
2/6; 6:00 – 7:00pm; EEB 125
Speaker: Kamal Jain, Distinguished Research Scientist
Kamal is a scientist interested in the interface of technology and business innovation. He earned his doctorate from Georgia Tech in 2000 in areas consisting of computer science, mathematics, & operation research. He is well known in both academic community and technology industry. He has published 75+ research papers in top notch conferences and journals. One of his papers inspired a book on iterative methods in algorithms. He has also published 100+ patents, a third of which have already been granted. He enjoys mentoring. He has mentored dozens of PhD students, most of whom are now at top universities & companies.
Zillow Tech Talk
2/7; 6:00 – 7:00pm; EEB 105
Please join David Beitel, CTO, and Garrett McAuliffe, VP, as they talk about Zillow’s technology.
David Beitel – Chief Technology Officer As CTO, David manages the Technical Engineering team and is responsible for all website, mobile and internal product development, corporate IT, and datacenter operations. One of the initial members of the Expedia team, David held many leadership roles in product development during his 10-year tenure there. Before his Expedia years, David worked at Microsoft in the handheld computing group. David earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s of engineering degree in computer science from Cornell University.
Garrett McAuliffe – Vice President – Engineering Garrett joined Zillow in 2005 and currently leads the Mobile Technology strategy for Zillow. He’s worked in the Consumer Internet space as a technology leader for companies like Expedia, Inc. and Microsoft. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine in Computer Science.
Zillow’s mission is to empower people to make smart home-related decisions.