Mathematical lessons from industry and academia
Dr. Dhavide Aruliah will share his perspectives on building a professional career based on a mathematical education. In particular, his academic experiences—both as a student and later as a university professor—prepared him in unexpected ways for his duties as a director and executive in industry. Some of the lessons learned have been hard ones, but they gave him insights about people and organizations—universities, corporations, and start-up companies.
DATE AND TIME
October 7, 2021 at 4 pm
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr. Dhavide Aruliah earned a PhD in Computer Science from the University of British Columbia following his BSc and MSc degrees in Mathematics from Simon Fraser University. He was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences and at Western University before joining Ontario Tech University. He worked there as a professor in the Faculty of Science for eleven years before accepting a role at Anaconda, Inc. as the Director of Training. Since moving to industry, Dhavide has worked as an independent contractor and is currently the SVP of Education and Inclusion at OpenTeams, Inc.