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Spotlight: Sam Horowitz – Cryptography Enthusiast and CISO at UCSB

By Audrie Ramirez, information security intern, UCOP. Sam Horowitz’s passion for information technology developed in his early teens. His father taught data processing and he found himself picking up books to learn more. A Texas native, he earned an undergraduate…
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Spotlight: Patrick Phelan – Once a UCLA Bruin, Now CISO at UCSF

By Audrie Ramirez, information security intern, UCOP. Patrick Phelan is chief information security officer (CISO) at UCSF, one of the top health care institutions in the United States. He has spent his entire career in IT within the UC system….
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Spotlight: Calit2’s Tom DeFanti – Exploring Virtual Reality

Posted by Alison Spencer, UCB student intern, UCOP.  Twenty-five years ago, Calit2 research scientist Tom DeFanti (pictured right) dreamed of building 3-D telephone booths. He envisioned using them to talk to multiple people at once and to transport immersive scenes…
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