MS&E 238 is a class that focuses on new trends and disruptive technologies in IT. Emphasis on the way technologies create a competitive edge and generate business value. A broad range of views presented by guest speakers, including top level executives of technology companies, and IT executives (e.g. CIOs) of Fortune 1000 companies. Special emphasis in technologies such as Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Security, Mobility and Big Data.
The class is taught by Dr. Daniel Barreto every summer since 2011 when he created this class. Dr. Barreto is an entrepreneur and inventor with over 50 patents and patent applications. He’s the CEO of Haystack TV. Dr. Barreto has extensive experience in areas such as cloud computing, mobility, big data, virtualization, networking and image processing; and holds a keen interest in the way technologies create a competitive edge and generate business value. Dr. Barreto is a mentor and advisor to entrepreneurs on strategy, product development, and marketing. Dr. Barreto holds Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University and a Bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.