BERKELEY, Calif.--()--The International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) has announced the appointment of six members to its board of trustees, growing the diverse group of academic and corporate leaders to 16 members. The expanded board held its annual meeting on Friday, when the new trustees officially assumed their duties.
“We have a stellar, highly diverse international board that comprises some of the best minds from top universities, leading companies and private equity firms. We look to take full advantage of this expertise and leadership as we continually raise the bar at ICSI”
“Our new trustees further enrich an already strong board with deep experience in computer science research, both in academic and industrial settings,” said Roberto Pieraccini, director and president of ICSI. “This is a tremendous team and I look forward to benefiting from their knowledge and insight.”
The new board members include:
- Greg Badros, Vice President of Engineering and Products, Search, Ads and Gifts, Facebook
- Deborah Crawford, Senior Vice Provost for Research, Drexel University
- Mazin Gilbert, Assistant Vice President, AT&T Labs
- Barbara Grosz, Higgins Professor of Natural Sciences, Harvard University
- Eric Horvitz, Distinguished Scientist and Deputy Managing Director, Microsoft Research
- Martti Mäntylä, Chief Strategy Officer, EIT ICT Labs (European-wide)
“We have a stellar, highly diverse international board that comprises some of the best minds from top universities, leading companies and private equity firms. We look to take full advantage of this expertise and leadership as we continually raise the bar at ICSI,” said Prabhakar Raghavan of Google and the chairperson of ICSI’s board.
More information on the ICSI board of trustees, including background on each member, is available at ICSI Board
The International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) is a leading center for research in computer science and one of the few independent, nonprofit research institutes in the United States. With its unique focus on international collaboration and its affiliation with the University of California at Berkeley, ICSI brings together the most influential U.S. scientists and experts from around the world in areas such as computer networking and security, speech and language processing, algorithms, bioinformatics, computer architecture, computer vision, and artificial intelligence. For more information, check ICSI out on the Web: