Advisory Boards

The Department of Computer Science receives helpful guidance from its advisory boards that provide different perspectives on the department as well as the field of computer science.

Industrial Advisory Board

The Industrial Advisory Board serves as a link between the department and local, state and national businesses, as well as federal agencies and other universities. The IAB advises the department on business trends, provides feedback on the preparedness of its graduates for fulfilling current business needs and helps keep the curriculum current.

Kishau Rogers, President

Todd Waldo, Vice-President

David Jackson, Secretary

Name Title Company
Allen Calderwood Sr. Software Engineer Google
Rebecca Dovi President CodeVA
Chuck Fuller Senior Vice President Nasdaq Dorsey Wright
Dan Han Chief Security Officer VCU
Cindy Hopping Director, Customer Technology UPS Freight
David Jackson Sr. Software Engineer  Microsoft
Robert (Rob) R. Keeton First Sergeant, Bureau of Criminal Investigation; Computer Evidence Recovery Unit Virginia State Police
Keisha Leonard FBLA Capital Region Director Hermitage Technical Center
Romain Lheritier Managing Director, USA Ippon
Eileen Malick Computer Science Teacher Atlee High School
Lynn McDaniel Program Director Center for Innovative Technology
Andy Pemberton Senior Director, Solution Architecture Cloudbees
Kishau Rogers Founder & CEO Time Study
George Ruzek Vice President, Bank Tech and Data USAA
Vinnie Schoenfelder Principal CapTech
Janusz SÅ‚awek Sr. Software Dev Engineer Amazon
Ken Spedden Executive Vice President/Founder & Chairman D.A.T.A./Innovative Solutions Consortium
Christopher Tignor Senior Vice President, Information Security Federal Reserve
Anthony X. Uliano Founder & CTO AMC Technology
Todd Waldo Founder and Principal Consultant Hugh Helen LLC
Gregory A. Buck Professor VCU School of Medicine
Krzysztof “Krys” Cios Professor Emeriti VCU
Shawn Brixey Professor VCU School of Arts

Student Advisory Board

Fall 2022 Student Advisory Board

The Student Advisory Board represents all students — graduate and undergraduate, part-time and full-time. The group provides student input and feedback to the Department of Computer Science Undergraduate Committee, chair and faculty, promoting communication between all levels of the department. We encourage you to contact board members with your concerns and suggestions, including comments on curriculum and scheduling, the quality of the courses, academic policies, ways of attracting high school students to the department, etc.


Maisha Mahmood, President Nana Okae, Secretary Cole Bohanon
Lazaro Camero Ruiz Charles Cutler David Ferrufino
Colin Graham Bella Larkin Kim Long Ly
Kezie Osei Subhaan Shahzad Dawit Tekeste
Rishi Trivedi