Microsoft VP and Interfaith Activist Khaki Gave Convocation Address


Carleton College announced that Jawad Khaki, corporate vice president for Windows networking and device technologies at Microsoft Corporation, presented a convocation, titled “Realizing Potential in a Global Village,” at 10:50 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 14, at the Carleton College Skinner Memorial Chapel.

In his 20s, he moved to the United States with his wife, two children, eight suitcases and five hundred dollars. Twenty years later, Khaki has over 700 patents filed under his management and he has contributed greatly to the development of Windows software, including the addition of dial-up and wireless networking and broadband infrastructure.

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Robert Heiny
Robert W. Heiny, Ph.D. is a retired professor, social scientist, and business partner with previous academic appointments as a public school classroom teacher, senior faculty, or senior research member, and administrator. Appointments included at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Peabody College and the Kennedy Center now of Vanderbilt University; and Brandeis University. Dr. Heiny also served as Director of the Montana Center on Disabilities. His peer reviewed contributions to education include publication in [I]The Encyclopedia of Education [/I](1971), and in professional journals and conferences. He served s an expert reviewer of proposals to USOE, and on a team that wrote plans for 12 state-wide and multistate special education and preschools programs. He currently writes user guides for educators and learners as well as columns for [I]TuxReports[/I].com.