The Chicago Chapter of the ACM is a local professional chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). Read more about our parent organization on their website.
The Chicago Chapter holds public meetings once a month during our program year (September - June). We typically meet on the second Wednesday of the month. See our home page for the schedule of upcoming meetings.
Robert David Hernandez is a former Marine, serving from 2010 - 2014 as an Air Traffic Control Wireless Communications & Electronics Maintenance Marine with Marine Air Control Squadron 1 (REIN), where he was responsible for millions of dollars worth of sensitive and mission critical electronics as well as the safety and professional development of various cross disciplinary engineering teams.
A dedicated mentor and leader, he has engaged closely with CODE2040, Loyola's Department of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and BLUE|1647 to grow the supportive network for those underrepresented in technology.
Currently working to establish an ACM Student Chapter at Loyola University Chicago, where he is pursuing a Masters in Software Engineering, he also continues to be heavily involved with ACM's National organizing efforts.
He has been an ongoing volunteer with the Jane Adams Resource Corporation in various capacities for 8 years.
Sebastian Borza is a python/C developer, Linux server telemetry specialist, and overall computing enthusiast. The majority of his experience is within technology for the financial industry with emphasis on low-latency deployments, most recently within the metrics collection/analysis/visualization space. Other areas of interest include cryptography and its many possible applications, metrics data analysis beyond just visualization, and the Linux kernel.
Sebastian is a big promoter of the open source community and actively contributes to, and roots for, the EFF, FSF and the ACM. Currently a contributor to many projects, he is looking to educate and inform on the beauty of using open source tools!
Treasurer / Secretary:
Greg Neumarke has been involved with the Chicago Chapter of the ACM for many years now, previously serving terms as Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer. He holds a Computer Science degree from North Park University in Chicago. Greg worked for many years for a non-profit as part of a small IT team supporting an office staff of 100, and also organizing technology for a retail bookstore and conference events. He is now exploring new career directions in Computer Security.
Past Officers (work in progress)
Past Chairpersons as listed in the 40th Anniversary Booklet