Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium

4:30 PM, Wedesday, February 13, 2019

Shriram Center for Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering Room 104

>From Sorcerer’s Apprentice to Mad Scientist: How to Meet Today’s Performance, Security, and Affordability Desires

Mark Cummings, PhD

Orchestral Networks

About the talk:

Current computing and communications networks are complex entities that have evolved piecemeal. They often are brittle, inflexible, expensive to operate, and insecure. This talk will describe a patented and patent pending technology overlay that makes them robust, flexible, secure, and cost effective.


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About the Speaker

[speaker photo] Mark has been at the leading edge of several of the tech waves. Examples
include the first: Spacenet for the US government (Top Secret Security
Clearance); Pay Cable Satellite Network HBO; Shared Automatic Teller
Machine Network; Security system for US Federal Reserve; Handheld Expert
System; Software Defined Radio;… He holds a BA in Broadcasting from
SFSU, an MBA in Communications Management from Wharton, and a Ph.D. in
Information Systems from Tohoku Imperial University in Japan.


See the Colloquium website,
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speakers, FAQ, and additional information. Stanford and SCPD students
can enroll in EE380 for one unit of credit. Anyone is welcome to attend;
talks are webcast live and archived for on-demand viewing over the web.