Mak Ahmad is currently driving product & programs for Instagram Reels.
Previously, Mak spent many years with Salesforce and Google in roles spanning from partner platform product management, co-founding aip.dev and handling project management of Istio.
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.