2018 Annual Meeting Information

  • Friday, February 16th, the day after the Almost Spring Career Fair

2018 Agenda

  • Under Development

2017 Annual Meeting Information

  • Date: Friday, February 17th, the day after the Almost Spring Career Fair
  • Location: Our Conference Room in Barnard Hall 347 (Barnard Hall is the new name for the EPS Building)
  • Confirmed Attendees: Ed Allen, Chris Conlon (wolfSSL), Pat Felzien, Devin Gray (Workiva), Stephani Horstman (Fast Enterprises), Kris Merkel, Bill O'Neill (Centricient), Tony Rosanova, Jason Taylor, Andrew Ware, Mike Woodring
  • Regrets: Matt Cohen, Rob Irizarry, Daniel Smith, Andreas Scherer, Larry Stefonic, Jeff Trom, Lynn Voss

2017 Agenda

  • 12:00 p.m. - Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. - Initiatives and Accomplishments - Slides
  • 2:00 p.m. - Vision and Strategy - Slides
  • 3:00 p.m. - College of Engineering Initiatives (Brett Gunnink, Dean)
  • 4:00 p.m. - Advisory Board Meeting Format and Board Composition
  • 5:00 p.m. - Meeting Adjourned
  • 6:00 p.m. - Gianforte School of Computing Private Dinner Celebration

Advisory Board Members

Member Name Affiliation Title
Ed Allen


Senior Director

Matt Cohen


QA Manager
Pat Felzien

Micron Technology

Director, IT Engineering
Larry Heck


Director of Research, Deep Dialogue

Rob Irizarry

CodeMontana Co-Founder
Kris Merkel

S2 Corporation

President & CEO
Mike Myer


CEO & Founder

Neal Richter

Rakuten Marketing Chief Technology Officer
Tony Rosanova

Zoot Enterprises

Chief Technology Officer
Andreas Scherer

Golden Helix

President and CEO

Lindsey Sittko

Fast Enterprises HR and Recruiting

Daniel Smith

Stallergenes Greer Global Head of Information Technology
Larry Stefonic


Jason Taylor

Security Innovation

Chief Technology Officer

Jeff Trom

workiva CTO and Managing Director

Lynn Voss

SRI International Center for Software Engineering Director

Andrew Ware

University of Montana CS Interim Department Chair
Mike Woodring


VP of Developer Content