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The SOU Computer Science department, in partnership with the Sustainable Valley Technology Group, are excited to be hosting local business speakers during lunch time forums throughout the academic year. Check back regularly for updated speaker information. All events will be held in SU 313 unless noted otherwise. Many thanks to the Sustainable Valley Technology Group for providing food at these events!

For the most up to date information, visit the SOU Computer Science Facebook page.






Spring 2014        

Thurs., April 10

  Mark Decker &       Len Jacobson

CIO/Technology Director & Applications Manager

Jackson County

Gub'mint IT-Using Your Powers for Public Good

Thurs., April 17 Jon McCoy   Digital Body Guard Post Compilation & Runtime Coding: .NET Black Magic
Thurs., April 24 Mica Cardillo   Rogue Hack Lab TBA
Thurs., May 1 Lars Faye   Chee TBA
Thurs., May 15 No Presenter Soar Week Soar Week Soar Week
Thurs., May 22 Priscilla Oppenheimer Consultant   Wide Area Networking and Network Security
Thurs., May 29  Janis Angelini & Jason Sepielli Digital Tech Mgr & Marketing Project Manager Fire Mountain Gems Project Management Methodology & Applying it in the Real World

Winter 2014





Thurs., Jan. 16

 Jeff McJunkin

 Penetration Tester

AppSec Consulting

Negative Employment and Great Job Satisfaction

Fall 2013





Thurs. Oct. 17

 John Williams

Software Developer and Entrepreuer

Letters & Arts  LetsGoLearn

The Future of Flash Animation - video available:

Thurs. Oct. 24

Program. Panel: 

Greg Snider       Joey Mendoza     Joseph Hatcher    Rich Tracy


Sr. Prog. Analyst   Sr. Prog. Analyst Sr. Prog. Analyst Sr. Prog. Analyst

Fire Mountain Gems          (Bios)

Skills to Score: Getting the Job You Want

Thurs. Nov. 14

Trever Yarrish

Creative Officer

Coding Zeal

Design Studio Workshop for Developers

Thurs. Nov. 21

David  Lowe


CircleCI, SO Geek Group, Rogue Hack Lab

Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment










Past events:

Technology Leaders Speaker Series Spring 2013