Members of the Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) Advisory Board at UC Berkeley include distinguished faculty, alumni, academic visionaries, and technology trailblazers. The board offers guidance on the future of computing, statistics, and information, as well as new disciplines emerging at the boundaries of these disciplines with other fields. The board advises the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society on promising areas of research, the education of data-driven leaders, and the opportunities for computing and data science in technology and society. 

The Computing, Data Science, and Society Advisory Board held its first meeting in May 2022. 


Advisory Board Members

Emery N. Brown
Edward Hood Taplin Professor of Medical Engineering and Computational Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT);
Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia, Harvard
Medical School

Pehong Chen
CEO, Broadvision

Vincent Cheung
CEO, Nan Fung Group

Michael Grimes
Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Technology Investment Banking, Morgan Stanley

Jeff Huber
Co-Founder and General Partner, Triatomic Capital; Founding CEO, GRAIL

Mary Lou Jepson
CEO, Founder, and Board Chair, Openwater

Butler Lampson
Technical Fellow, Microsoft; Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, MIT

Qi Lu
Founder and CEO, MiraclePlus; Co-Founder, Pine Field

Janet Napolitano
Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley; Founder and Faculty Director, Center for Security in Politics, UC Berkeley

Mike Olson
Co-Founder, Cloudera

DJ Patil
Dean's Senior Fellow, College of Computing, Data Science, and Society at UC Berkeley; Board Member, Devoted Health; Advisor, Venrock Partners

Prabhakar Raghavan
Senior Vice President, Google

David Spergel
President, Simons Foundation

Lip-Bu Tan
Founder and Chairman, Walden International

Robert Tjian
Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley 

Andrew Viterbi
President, Viterbi Group LLC

Peng Zhao
CEO, Citadel Securities