Ph.D., Computer Science, UC Davis, In Progress
M.S., Computer Science, Sonoma State University, 2017
B.S., Computer and Electrical Engineering, UC Davis, 2004
Visualization and Human-Computer Interaction
Areas of Expertise
Online MBA, MSBA
Mak Ahmad is currently driving product and programs for Instagram Reels.
Previously, Ahmad spent many years with Salesforce and Google in roles spanning from partner platform product management, co-founding aip.dev 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 Introduction to Data Visualization and Implementing Machine Learning on the Cloud courses in the Master of Science in Business Analytics program. He will also be teaching Machine Learning with Python in the MBA program.