Bruce Baikie is an ICT4D consultant working in developing regions on sustainable computing, wireless broadband networks, and capacity building through partnerships and local ICT entrepreneurs. Prior to this, he served as Executive Director of Inveneo, a San Francisco-based social enterprise focused on providing connectivity and sustainable computing in some of the most challenging conditions around the globe. He has extensive experience in the energy and telecom industries, including 16 years at Sun Microsystems as telecom industry expert, and a background in engineering and implementing solar powered ICT4D projects.
His areas of expertise include wireless networking, eco-data centers, DC power, and solar power. His educational background includes a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan Technological University and advanced studies in International Business from the University of Wisconsin, and is currently completing a Masters of Computer Science program at Georgia Tech.
During the past five years, Mr. Baikie has been mentoring engineering students from Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Colorado-Boulder, San Francisco State University, CalPoly, University of Guam, and San Jose State University in ICT4D design with projects in Micronesia, Haiti and West Africa.
Topical Session 6: Special Interest Group (SIG) Development
Monday, 18 January 2016