IT4YOUTH

INSTRUCTORS & STAFF


POWEN KO

Instructor


  • Mr. Ko won for two consecutive years the Golden Disk Award of the game design competition since 1993, his game was awarded the Best Puzzle Game of the Year on the Game Monopoly 1998.  
  • As CTO at LoopTek, Mr.Ko and his team have developed nearly a hundred applications in iPhone AppStore and Google Android Market, a variety of which ranked in the Top 10 list, and also many embedded system software applications for IPTV, Android TV, Digital signature and eBook reader.  
  • Mr. Ko is also a professor and lecture at Beijing MIICEIC, Taipei Chinese Culture University and Taipei Institute of Information Industry, promoting Android, iPhone and J2ME smart phone techniques.  
  • Mr. Ko has published five books and over a hundred essays on the topic of computer technology. Click to read Powen Ko's BLOG.

JON MOODY

Instructor


  • CEO/Chief Programmer, LoopTek LLC. Performing the role of hands on CTO/iOS programmer, responsible for putting together a team of mobile developers and leading them to create and publish commercial applications for social apps,  location based apps,  mobile gaming and consumer banking in the United States and the Far East.   Supported platforms were Apple, Android and FaceBook.  Developed and deployed over 40 apps on the Apple App Store,  Google Market Place and on Facebook.
  • Thirty years of industrial experiences including mobile application development, SOA using Web Services (REST and SOAP),  OATH and OATH mobile using OTP,  High Performance database design and performance tuning, Object Oriented design, integration of mobile and legacy systems from disparate manufactures, Web site development.


JACKIE YAO

Instructor


  • M.A. in Computers & Interactive Technologies from San Jose State University.
  • More than ten years of Web development experience in the fields of banking, publishing, public library, imaging and mobile, etc.
  • Designed and developed numerous websites and online applications.
  • More than ten years of teaching experience in Web design and development and other educational field to different ages of children.


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RICHARD QUAN

Instructor


  • Master Degree of Engineering, Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science. Sun Certified Programmer Java 2.
  • Seventeen years of software engineering architecture, design, development experience and multi-threaded and networking embedded system design, development, testing, and debugging experience.
  • Expert of Networking programming, IPTV/VoIP/Unified Communication/Mobile systems, SIP/H323 protocols, Audio/Video codec.


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SHENG YANG, PHD

Instructor


  • Computer Science PhD at the University of Texas at Dallas. Master of Science at Tsinghua University.  
  • Over 10 years of IT experience in both small and global teams on many projects.
  • Specialized in web application development, he led the team to architect and develop multiple systems to achieve organization's strategic goals.

 
 

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SALLY HE

Student Counselor

 

  • B.A. in Economics/Environmental Studies from UC Santa Cruz
  • Vice President of international recognized Asian awareness Greek organization at UC Santa Cruz
  • Active leader and coordinator in various college counseling processes, college organizations, youth events
  • Experienced with interactive educational activities

 

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