Tom Tripp

Interim Executive Director, Haas Digital

Tom Tripp is busy every day guiding our way through a myriad of possible edtech futures to find what works best for Berkeley Haas students and faculty. Tom has been with Berkeley Haas for the past ten years, leading iniatitives such as our Virtual Classrooms, Cheit Hall Classroom Technology Refresh, automated lecture capture, and the design and implementation of Chou Hall’s award-winning classroom technology.

Amy Ho

Senior Learning Experience Designer

Amy is excited about leveraging technology to design better learning experiences for learners both inside and outside of the classroom. Before joining Haas, she worked with the Education team at Girls Who Code, creating resources for their free after-school programs and consulting on their project-based curriculum. She holds a B.A. in Business Economics from UCLA and an M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Aria Priest

Instructional Media Designer

Aria helps our faculty and clients through their journey of building their content from script to screen.  She has over fifteen years of production experience in a range of changing environments as well as roles, from television to radio to movies to educational media.  Her favorite part of her work life is when she gets to spend time in the studio, and she really enjoys working with all of the Haas faculty and staff!

Bob Bazydlo

Senior Audio-Visual Technology Consultant

Bob, an AVIXA-certified technology specialist, has been planning, integrating and maintaining audio-visual systems at Berkeley Haas (mostly) since 2004. Since joining Haas Digital, his role has grown to encompass remote teaching and learning technologies. Bob’s goal is client success, and his superpower is problem solving.

Prior to working at Cal, Bob earned his B.S. in Video Production from Fitchburg State University. He worked twelve years as a video engineer and television production instructor for non-profit cable stations. His experience also includes three years as a courtroom evidence display technician and consultant, where he realized his life-long dream of working with lawyers and managing sleep deprivation.

Fernando Corral

Senior Learning Technologies Specialist

With over 10 years of service working at the University of California, Fernando is no stranger to supporting new teaching and learning technologies. Fernando began his UC career working at his alma mater, UC Santa Cruz, after graduating as a proud banana slug in 2007. He transitioned to the role of Learning Management System Admin in 2014 with the Berkeley Resource Center for Online Education (BRCOE), where he supported the development and delivery of online learning initiatives. He joined the Haas Digital team in early 2017, where he manages learning technologies and LMS platforms and supports the development of engaging digital technology for online learning courses and programs.

Keeley Takimoto

Senior Experiential Learning Designer

Keeley is passionate about working with faculty on accessible, inclusive, and cutting-edge learning experiences to teach both quantitative and “soft” skills. She is delighted to continue as a Cal Bear after graduating from UC Berkeley in 2018 with a cognitive science degree and working for the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society on interdisciplinary, data-driven curriculum development. Prior to Berkeley, she honed her instructional design skills over three years as a Staff Training Specialist at Planned Parenthood Northern California.

Sharon Guo

Learning Experience Designer

Sharon, a strong believer in the power of educational technology and instructional design, develops effective and engaging learning experiences to help learners achieve learning goals. Prior to Haas, Sharon was an Instructional Designer at New York Law School, delivering institution-wide learning solutions and advising faculty on how to transition traditional legal education to online and blended formats. Sharon earned her B.S. in Social Studies Education with a minor in Mathematics from Boston University and M.A. in Instructional Technology and Media from Teachers College, Columbia University.

Annette Martinez

Remote Instruction Support Specialist

Annette brings her passion for teaching and technology to the Haas Digital team to support faculty and staff with remote learning and instruction. She has professional work experience in both teaching and information technology. Since 2013 she has been an instructor at South Texas College teaching college and dual-enrollment courses from the Computer Science Department as well as the Technology Management Department. She worked as a Desktop Analyst at the School of Art Institute in Austin and most recently as a Technical Analyst at Apple.

Annette has earned several degrees and IT certifications. She earned a Master of Science in Information Technology from The University of Texas-Pan American as well as a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She holds IT certifications in CompTIA A+, Network+, and Google IT Support Professional. Outside of work she enjoys gardening, photography, and spending time with family.

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Deema Basrawi

Student Assistant

Deema brings her passion for editing to the video production process at Haas Digital. Originally from Saudi Arabia, Deema came to Berkeley to study film. Outside of her course work, she spends her time editing and baking, and especially loves cookies and banana bread.

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Tania Benitez-Caballero

Student Assistant

Tania brings her video production talents to Haas Digital. Hailing from Los Angeles, Tania came to Berkeley to study Film and Media Studies. Passions outside of school include the DKA film fraternity and photography.