The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee

The ACM Distinguished Speakers Program Committee is responsible for the oversight of the program, including reviewing its scope, procedures, policies and effectiveness. The Committee also reviews all nominations and decides which nominees to accept to the program.

Faez Ahmed
Jess Bell (Committee Chair)

ACM headquarters liaison to the committee: Cynthia Ryan


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Meet Featured ACM Distinguished Speaker Jeanna N. Matthews

Jeanna N. Matthews is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. She is a member of the Executive Committee of ACM’s US Technology Policy Committee (USTPC), and serves as Co-chair of its Subcommittee of Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability. A member of the ACM Council, she has written several popular books including Running Xen: A Hands-On Guide to the Art of Virtualization.

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