Director of Software Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Todd Sedano is the Director of the Software Engineering Program for Carnegie Mellon University’s Silicon Valley campus. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Software Engineering program and teaches agile methodologies to graduate students.
Todd Sedano integrated Ruby on Rails into Masters of Science in Software Engineering program. In Foundations of Software Engineering course, students use Ruby on Rails to build a product following Extreme Programming.
While working in the Artificial Intelligence group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Todd worked on planning and scheduling software for the Deep Space Network antennas and space probes, image processing, and system testing of the Remote Experiment Agent planning software on the Deep Space 1 spacecraft. In Silicon Valley, Todd has worked with both startup and established companies. Using J2EE technologies he has worked on websites for Sega, Roxio, Target, Better Homes and Gardens, and CustomerNation; integrated software with FedEx, UPS, and NetSuite webservices; been in a few death marches; and managed several development teams.
Todd earned both his M.S. in software engineering and his undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Carnegie Mellon University.