Karim Zerhouni
Professor Dr. Zerhouni, who started his career as a Computer Sciences Researcher at the "Centre National de Recherche Scientifique" (CNRS) in Paris, France, is a highly accomplished, results-driven Management Consultant and Academic with proven ability to direct successful international technology, information security, and data protection programs and departments. Possesses special expertise in global project management across industries, technology deployments, enterprise systems management, and network architectures. Have multiple advanced degrees M.Sc. and PhD in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering and Artificial Intelligence from Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris 6;  and professional certifications, including CISSP, CCIE, and CCDP. Agent of Change capable to further revenue growth through innovative strategies and disruptive technologies, tools, and process improvement solutions. Dr. Zerhouni has 23 years of experience, worked in all 5 continents for 3 of the “Big 4” top global consultancies in various senior management roles. His main research interests are pattern recognition, data protection and infrastructure security.
Abstract: "Comprehensive Distance - Flexible Learning through the Latest in Collaboration and Virtualization"
Colleges and universities need new tools to enrich coursework, enhance flexibility, and attract the best students and faculty. A virtual classroom distance learning solution supported by a BYOD policy enforced campus wide, lets institutions of higher education reach students anywhere, anytime, realizing a better return on technology investments by blending fully interactive and recordable audio, video, and Web conferencing capabilities on any capable device owned by the recipient. With this design, and using these tools, colleges and universities can extend the walls of their classrooms in both space and time, and bring the rest of the world to their campuses.