Mak Ahmad

Mak Ahmad



Visualization and HCI


Mak Ahmad has 20+ experience in the tech industry working as a software engineer and product manager for Instagram, Salesforce and Google. Among many products, he worked on Instagram Reels, Google partner platform, Salesforce Einstein, Istio and also co-founded

Mak is currently working on his Ph.D. in Computer Science at UC Davis with a focus area of visualization. He holds an M.S. in computer science from Sonoma State University and has a B.S. in computer engineering and electrical engineering from UC Davis. He has more than a decade of experience teaching Taekwondo at UC Davis and is fluent in Swedish and Farsi.

Mak will be teaching Data Visualization for the MIDS program. 

Last updated:

May 26, 2024