We would like to thank all of our judges who have donated their time and expertise to be with us at the 2018 CS Fair. Your help is greatly appreciated. Would you like to be a judge at this event? Become a sponsor by filling out our sponsorship form to get started (its a lot of fun).
Read what one judge had to say about the experience: Isaiah Keepin
This year each judge will be assigned to a team to judge a particular category. Each team of judges will be expected to look at all the projects for the category they have been assigned to picking the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners for their category. Judging teams will be assigned at the judge's orientation on the day of the fair.
I graduated from UVM in May 2018 with degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics. I am currently a software engineer at Dealer.com.
Matt manages an information technology department at IBM with 14 employees who have a range of roles such as software architect, software engineer, business analyst, project manager, and data scientist. He's been at IBM for over 18 years. Prior to that, he was a consultant for American Management Systems with projects in Boston, Virginia, and Vermont. Matt earned his undergraduate degree at UVM and later obtained an MBA at Bentley University.
Founder & CEO of VidaLingua, publisher of language apps for iPhone, iPad and Android. Over 12 million people have downloaded Vidalingua apps.
Founder & CEO of Ascendo, publisher of productivity apps. Ascendo's flagship product, DataVault, is a leading password manager for iOS, Android, Mac and Windows.
Investor & Advisor to Majorwise and Renoun Ski.
Prior to starting Ascendo, I worked as a sales director for Microsoft and Oracle.
Produced videos to Close Vermont Yankee with Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield (Ben & Jerry's), Alan Newman & Will Wrap, see https://www.youtube.com/user/CloseVermontYankee
Steve graduated form UVM in 2018 with a degree in computer science and is currently a full stack web developer working at IBM focusing on internal applications and visualizations.
John Cohn is an IBM Fellow in IBM Corporate Technical Strategy. His current focus is on physical infrastructure for Smarter Cities, open data, machine to machine communications and real time data analytics.
Bob received the prestigious 2007 Kroepsch-Maurice Teaching Award, having joined the Computer Science faculty in 1991 after completing his Master of Science degree at Clarkson University.
Bob focuses on a series of web technology courses that get students to think of the web not as a series of web pages, but rather as a user interface for computer programs. Students' projects range from blogs, hotel management and social networking sites to volunteer opportunities (having been a mentor for seven years, Bob likes to point students in this direction).
Rama's ben in the software industry for more than twenty-five years and has seen lots of fads come and go. He's been working at Dealer.com / Cox Auto fo the last seven years.
Seth Maciejowski completed the BS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont. He is an Embedded Systems Design Engineer working on firmware and hardware development for Renewable Energy Systems for AllEarth Renewables of Williston Vermont. In his spare time he enjoys climbing, biking and hiking with his kids.
Stuart Meyer is co-Chair of Fenwick & West’s Patent Post-Grant Proceedings Practice. He counsels clients on intellectual property matters, including technology-based litigation, performing strategic intellectual property planning and intellectual property audits for technology companies, and securing patent, copyright and other intellectual property rights. He has extensive experience in patent reexaminations and other post-grant matters, and has written widely on the America Invents Act as well as the PTO’s final rules implementing the AIA.
When not cooking up his amazing nachos, Kyle is dishing up a delicious user experience for the websites we develop. Joining Bluehouse Group in 2017 as a front end developer, his 14 years of experience reveal his chameleon-like abilities to jump in and work on just about any development task that needs doing.
Some coders take part in scrums - an incremental software development process - while Kyle prefers the real deal as a player in the Mad River Rugby Club of Stowe. He’s developing their website, and you can be sure that no one’s feet will be left in the ruck! Aside from rugby and nachos, his top user experiences include hiking, camping, kayaking and hunting.
Secretary Quinn was appointed by Governor Scott on April 24, 2017. John was selected to lead the newly formed Agency of Digital Services, created by Gov. Scott under Executive Order 06-17. Prior to his appointment as Secretary, John served as Gov. Scott’s Chief Innovation Officer. John has held a number of information technology positions with the State since 2001, specializing in IT planning, consolidation, project management, operations, and management. John received an Associate of Science from Champlain College and a Bachelor of Arts from Johnson State College. John is also a certified project manager with the Project Management Institute.
Terry Ulmer is a Software Engineer at IBM, where Terry develops data analytics and analysis tools for IBM product engineers. During his years as IBM, Terry has been involved in a wide variety of hardware and software solutions, from semiconductors to systems to service. He's written a number of publications and holds a patent for evaluating service degradation risk.
In July 2017, Amanda Van Vranken stepped into the Assistant Director of External Partnership role to further campus-wide efforts to empower students and alumni to identify and attain their career and life-long learning goals. With seven years of experience developing and facilitating systems to connect people with meaningful volunteer, intern and employment positions as well as fifteen years of leadership experience in the public and nonprofit sector, Amanda is exceptionally well-positioned to leverage her human resources and recruiting perspective to expand employer engagement on campus. Amanda is committed to cultivating productive partnerships, reducing barriers to participation, and creating inspiring career pathways for all students.
Jon brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the IT, Development and eCommerce industries. Jon is responsible for Development, Quality Assurance, Hosting, IT and Product Management in support of delivering VSI products and services.