alumni profile

Ryan Wong
Although UBC computer science alumnus and now CEO of Visier Ryan Wong is a busy executive and co-founder of a company valued at over $1 billion, he still writes code for fun.
Josh Andrews
Imagine a world where individual vehicle ownership is not necessary at all, because there is a fully interconnected transportation network to get you exactly where you need to go, efficiently and affordably. All with just a tap or two on your smartphone.
Alireza Shafaei
Read about how CS alumnus Alireza Shafaei took a look at his grad photo, and decided to create a company around improving the photography retouching process by automating it.
There’s been no navel-gazing by UBC Computer Science alumnus Shehzad Noor Taus Priyo since he made the Top 30 Under 30 list by Forbes Magazine. Or even before that. Priyo graduated from UBC Computer Science in 2020 with a BSc in computer science and mathematics.
Yvonne Coady
Yvonne Coady shares her memories of working on assignments in the computer science lab late at night, and having to perform victory dances upon figuring out a solution to the coding problems she was trying to solve.
Murray Goldberg
Hear how Murray Goldberg chose computer science over dentistry after taking a UBC computer science course in his third year. Murray went on to find WebCT and is now the founder and CEO of Marine Learning Systems.
Mehryar Maalam
Watch this video about a CS alum who did his BA in computer science at UBC. Mehryar Maalam went on to put his software skills to work at IBM and works with Shopify today. His initial attraction to computer science was realizing how quickly one can build something with software.