The Cloud Competency Centre builds upon the NCI School of Computing infrastructure, including the distinguished International Advisory Board consisting of leading academics.
- Professor Jeffrey D. Ullman, Stanford W. Ascherman Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University (Board Chairperson)
- Michael Franklin, Liew Family Chairman of Computer Science, Senior Advisor to the Provost for Computing and Data Science at University of Chicago
- Professor Armando Fox, Professor of Computer Science at UC Berkeley
- Professor John E. Hopcroft, NCI Fellow and IBM Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics in Computer Science at Cornell University
The Board convened on 27 September 2012, collocated with the CCC launch. The Board shall provide the CCC with advice, collaborative links, and key relationships to continue building up its profile and reputation.
As part of this initial meeting, it is important to mention that Professor J.D. Ullman gave an open academic lecture entitled “Algorithm Design for Map-Reduce” preceding the CCC launch on Thursday 27 September 2012. Held at the Kelly Theatre, the lecture was attended by over 100 delegates from higher educational institutions and industrial research facilities.