Saied Tahaghoghi is a senior program manager at Microsoft Bing Search in
Redmond, WA. Previously, he was a senior lecturer at the RMIT University
School of Computer Science and Information Technology in Melbourne, Australia.
He has a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering, a master's degree in
computer engineering, and a PhD in computer science, and loves tinkering with
both hardware and software. At RMIT University, Saied taught courses on web
technologies and security, and supervised research on text, image, video, and
code retrieval. Saied was born in Iran, but has spent almost equal parts of
his life in Iran, England, Pakistan, and Australia, and is a fervent advocate
of dialog among civilizations. His home page is http://tahaghoghi.com.