General Manager in Microsoft Research to Present Lecture at Mount Union College

April 08, 2010

The Mount Union College Department of Computer Science and Information Systems will present guest speaker David Williams, general manager in Microsoft Research, on Friday April 13 at 4 p.m. in Bracy Hall Room L04.

Williams will discuss the challenges of turning ideas into reality, give a brief history of computer science, discuss both Microsoft and Microsoft Research and discuss the future of the field and how it affects the general population.

Williams began his career in 1978 as a PC service technician. As a general manager in Microsoft Research, William's responsibilities include intellectual property development, computer architecture projects and software emulation projects.

Prior to working with Microsoft Research he was responsible for computer architecture strategy and development for the Windows Operating System Division. He holds three patents and has 14 pending. He has been with Microsoft for 15 years.

Williams will attend a luncheon with department faculty and selected students and meet with a computer science class before the lecture.

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