Meet Our Faculty
PhD, UCLA; MS, BS, Bilkent University
NICK VYAS, BS, MBA, Ed.D, University of Southern California
PhD, University of British Columbia; MS, BS, University of Zagreb
Education: BA, University of California, San Diego
Mike, an innovator in the media & entertainment and technology space, has split his career between major studios (Fox & Warner Bros) and innovative start-ups that have revolutionized the Internet (Netscape & YEKRA). He is now at his dream job of engaging with students at USC.
Mike teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in digital entrepreneurship and enterprise systems for USC's Viterbi School of Engineering and Marshall School of Business. He is also the CTO of USC Annenberg's Media Impact Project.
Prior to USC, he spent the previous decade at Fox and Warner Bros, as a VP of Technology and Director; Netscape as a Technology Evangelist; and CTO/VP Technology for various Internet/software companies.
Mike has spoken on Internet technologies at major conferences across the United States and Europe.
Mike resides in greater Los Angeles with his wife, daughter, and son.