Ouldooz Baghban Karimi, PhD, PMP

Lecturer, School of Computing Science
Chair, Computing Science Diversity Committee
President, Academic Women
Simon Fraser University

Ouldooz Baghban Karimi (PhD, 2013) is currently a lecturer at the school of computing science, Simon Fraser University, where she teaches and conducts research on data, systems, and networks. She is passionate about computing science education, and facilitating progress towards equity, justice, and fair access in the computing science discipline, and through computing science in the society. She is active in taking opportunities to serve the community towards diversity and inclusion. She is currently the chair of the Diversity Committee at the school of Computing Science, president of Academic Women at Simon Fraser University, and Diversity and Inclusion Chair at ACM MMSys2023.
Earlier in her career, she was part of the networking industry, and experienced working in a startup (Cyan) and acquisition by a well-known industry player (Ciena). She started her industry involvement by building products, and then moved to solution architecture and integration to run proof-of-concepts(PoC), introducing network virtualization at the edge to international telecommunication providers in Asia, Europe, North America, and South America.