The Speakers Directory is drawn primarily from keynote presenters at recent CCC conferences and other events. The Professional Learning Network and Chancellor’s Office are providing the Speakers Directory as an information source only and do not necessarily endorse or recommend the individuals listed below.

Professor of Computer Information Systems, Orange Coast College Saichek has been involved with the microcomputer industry since 1979 when he graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a BS in Information & Computer Science. After graduating, he and his father started a small ...Read more
Director of Learning, Apple, Inc. Apple’s Director of Learning since 2013, William Rankin is responsible for promoting and enhancing innovative teaching and learning. Prior to joining Apple, he worked as an academic in higher education for 24 years, concluding as a Professor of English and Honors ...Read more
Executive Director, The Muckenthaler Cultural Center; President, Placentia Library Friends Foundation; Vice Chair, Fullerton's Citizen's Block Grant Committee Zoot Velasco was severely burned as an infant and grew up in a hospital, losing the use of his right foot. Yet, he went on to a 12 year ...Read more