Mak Ahmad


Ph.D., Computer Science, UC Davis, In Progress
MS, Computer Science, Sonoma State University, 2017
BS, Computer & Electrical Engineering, UC Davis, 2004

Mak Ahmad is currently a director at Salesforce, where he oversees large cross-cloud infrastructure initiatives.

Previously, Ahmad spent many years with Google Cloud in roles spanning from partner platform product management, co-founding and handling project management of Istio.

Ahmad 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.

Ahmad will be teaching intro to data visualization and implementing ML on the cloud courses in the Master of Science in Business Analytics program. He will also be teaching Machine Learning with Python for the MBA program.