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Bob Larson

Senior Lecturer in the area of information technology at the Information School since 2005. Holds a MBA from the UW Foster School of Business and a BS from Central Washington University.

My company developed and delivered technology courses at colleges, universities and corporate training centers in seven countries on three continents since 1985. Recent experience includes ten years designing and implementing converged technology networks for businesses and the cruise ship industry. In 2008 designed the technology systems for a new medical university. In 2014 designed the base station network for an ISP for installation in Hong Kong that would serve Southeast Asia.

Interests include the difference between security and security theater, how security and privacy are inter-related, as well as how investment in security theater can reduce real security. Personal interests: history, climate change, equality issues and civil rights.


Information School
Mary Gates Hall, Suite 330J
Mail Box 352840
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195


The Graduate Assistants make all of my classes and life better.

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Ashish Anand

I have more than six years of experience. I worked as a Business Analyst for more than three years at Tata Consultancy Services - considered among the ‘Big four’ most valuable 'IT services' brands worldwide. I also have experience of running a bootstrapped start-up for three years.

I am a first-year MSIM student, and I intend to specialize in Business Intelligence. I have an undergraduate degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Mumbai.

I like to read, watch movies, and explore the latest gadgets. As a professional, I have extensively dealt with data analysis and product management, and I also possess considerable experience with database management and business analysis.

If you face any issues in the class drop a mail at and we will get it resolved!


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