Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P., MVP, DF/NPA, CNP

Chats with Kelly Gotlieb, "the" Internationally Renowned Pioneer in Computing - Kelly talks about his work with IFIP and CIPS

This week, Stephen Ibaraki has an exclusive interview with Kelly Gotlieb.

Kelly GotliebThis week, Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P. continues his exclusive interviews with computing pioneer, Calvin C. (Kelly) Gotlieb, C.M., M.A., PhD.D. (University of Toronto), D. Math. (Hon., University of Waterloo), D. Eng. (Hon., Technical University of Nova Scotia), Fellow CIPS (FCIPS), Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the British Computer Society and the Association for Computing Machinery.

Kelly Gotlieb is currently Professor Emeritus in Computer Science and in the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto (UT). He is a computing pioneer, whose innovations and accomplishments helped lay the foundation of an entire worldwide industry, educational stream, and profession. His contributions are so profound and their impact so diverse and in so many areas that the lasting value cannot be comprehended. Have a look at this blog to find out more:

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Interview Time Index (MM:SS) and Topic

:00:35: Before we get into your substantive contributions to IFIP and CIPS, can you provide background of what triggered your interest in non-profit society work?

:02:35: Can you share background about your link with E.F. Codd?

:03:28: You were involved with two successive conferences at U of T. How did that build into the predecessor of CIPS-the Computing and Data Processing Society of Canada?

:06:29: What led up to you taking on the Presidency?

:07:39: More generally, can you describe what it was like to be president and the kinds of things you did at the time?

:08:16: Can you describe your involvement with CIPS post presidency?

:11:58: Can you profile Issac Auerbach and your link to him?

:13:16: How did you become involved in social issues and privacy? Can you also talk about the report (and its rewrite) you worked on for the UN?

:20:28: You have received a number of honours from IFIP. Can you overview them?

:22:05: You are a Fellow of a number of groups including CIPS. Can you describe what this represents?

:27:21: As we come to a close with this interview, what else would you like to share about CIPS and IFIP?