Mike Schroepfer: 2015 The Computer Science 50th Anniversary - In Service to the World

 

April 28, 2015
Location: McCaw Hall, Arrillaga Alumni Center


Mike Schroepfer, Chief Technology Officer at Facebook


Bio:
Mike Schroepfer is the Chief Technology Officer at Facebook. In that role, he leads the development of the technology strategies and teams that will enable Facebook to connect billions of people around the world and make significant breakthroughs in fields like artificial intelligence and virtual reality.

 

Before Facebook, Mike was the Vice President of Engineering at Mozilla Corporation, where he led the global and open product development process behind Firefox. Mike was formerly a distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems, which acquired his company, CenterRun. He began his career working at various startups, including a digital effects software startup where he developed software that has been used in several major motion pictures.

 

Mike holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in computer science from Stanford University and has filed two U.S. patents.