Building Coursera: From ground zero to changing the world-wide education landscape
Building Coursera: From ground zero to changing the world-wide education
landscape. Ngiam will be highlighting the lessons learned in the early days of
building Coursera and where he sees the future of education heading towards.
Lunch will be provided
Bio of Speaker:
Jiquan Ngiam, Director of Engineering, was on the founding team of Coursera, an education technology platform that partners with top universities to offer courses online. He currently leads the engineering team, overseeing product, infrastructure, and mobile development. He is invested in creating a future where education is scalable, personalized, and universally accessible. Prior to Coursera, he was pursuing a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Stanford where he co-created online machine learning class that was the genesis of Coursera.