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Join us today- Inveneo Executive Director Bruce Baikie today on Tech for Development (3/12, 12.30pm-1.30pm, Rm 202 South Hall)

posted Mar 12, 2014, 9:37 AM by San Ng
Open to all! Please join us- Bruce is a guest speaker today in i190: ICT for Development in Practice. Description follows:

Inveneo (www.inveneo.org) is a 501c3 nonprofit social enterprise. It is our mission to deliver the tools of Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) – sustainable computing and better access to the Internet — to those who need it most, people and organizations in rural and highly underserved communities of the developing world.

Bruce Baikie, Executive Director
Bruce is Inveneo’s Executive Director and the Founder of Green WiFi. He leads Inveneo with extensive experience in the energy and telecom industries, 17 years in Silicon Valley as atelecom industry expert, a background in engineering and experience implementing solar powered ICT4D projects to help further Inveneo’s mission. He recently provided technical guidance and hands-on training and implementation assistance bringing Internet access to hard to reach schools in Haiti and Micronesia. His areas of expertise include: wireless networking, eco-data centers, DC power, and solar power. Bruce has published numerous white papers and articles on green data center operations and solar power in ICT4D. His educational background includes a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and advanced studies in International Business from the University of Wisconsin. He is also a guest lecturer on solar powered ICT4D at ICTP and the University of Guam. Most recently, Bruce has been mentoring students from IIT, UC Berkeley, CU Boulder, SFSU, and SJSU in ICT4D design and as they implement projects.
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