alumni profile

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.
Mik Kersten
UBC Computer Science alumnus Mik Kersten has received an investment injection of $100 million from Sumeru Equity Partners for his ultra-successful spinoff company, Tasktop. He shares his journey... “I was ten when we escaped from Poland and moved to Ottawa. I graduated from high school there, then
Ghislaine Chan
As Vice President of Software Engineering at Broadridge Financial, UBC CS Alumna Ghislaine Chan’s days are very full. And that seems to be right up her alley. Ghislaine has long been passionate about contributing in meaningful ways, which is evident with a glance at her robust education and work history.