Alumni Profiles

MIMS 2013
Interaction Designer, Google
“The UC Berkeley I School is one of the most desirable programs for information design, engineering, management, research, entrepreneurship, and business consulting.”
Ph.D. 2003
Associate Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

MIMS 2011
U.S. Coast Guard
“My master’s final project was about using social media in large organizations. I think information science will continue focusing on the sociological aspects of information.”

MIMS 2012
“In 10 years, I expect information services and applications for the masses to be delivered in a much more personalized way. We can already see some of these applications today, but in the future they will be truly interconnected.”
MIMS 2012
User Experience Designer, Location Labs
“I came to the I School to gain a deeper understanding of the technology I had been working on, and to learn social research skills to pursue a career in UX research.”
Ph.D. 2008
Senior Researcher, Microsoft Research
Research Assistant Professor, New York University
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of New South Wales
MIMS 2011
Experience Designer, Netflix
MIMS 2010
User Experience Designer, Adobe
MIMS 2012
DreamWorks Animation
“I’m interested in creating new ways to display and interact with information, exploring whether certain visual representations are better than others for learning and memory.”
MIMS 2011
Business Strategy Manager, Hewlett-Packard

MIMS 2013
Senior Software Engineer,
“I chose the I School for its multidisciplinary approach, which forces me to consider issues related to society, law, and information organization — issues I would not have thought of with a computer science or information retrieval background.”

MIMS 2001
Senior Technical Program Manager, Twitter

MIMS 2013
Integration Specialist, RichRelevance
“The I School attracts people from all sorts of backgrounds, and brings us together in a collaborative environment. We create our best work on interdisciplinary teams. It's a great community to be a part of.”

MIMS 2011
Senior Manager, Global Supply Chain Strategy, Gap Inc.
MIMS 2013
User Experience & User Interface Designer, Apple
“There’s no other school like it. The I School is truly a unique place that allows students to explore their passions — people come here to do amazing things.”
MIMS 2012
Program Manager, Microsoft
“I’m interested in trends and innovations that affect the way we collaborate. The enterprise 2.0 revolution is just beginning.”
Ph.D. 2003
Research Scientist, Palo Alto Research Center
MIMS 2013
Product Manager, Workday
“The I School has a multi-disciplinary curriculum, and you have the freedom to tailor it to your interests.”
MIMS 2008
Principal Technology Consultant, Kaiser Permanente
“The I School gave me a broad understanding of the issues around information and how to define solutions to complex challenges. At Kaiser, I manage the whole health information exchange portfolio, and there’s plenty of legalese, so understanding IP law and how it pertains to the medical information field is critical.”