Judging Panel

Jim Davis, Vice Provost Office of Information Technology
Jim Davis, Ph.D

Jim Davis is UCLA's Vice Provost, Information Technology and Chief Academic Technology Officer, an executive leadership role focused on UCLA’s academic research and education mission. Jim has broad oversight of campus-wide planning, governance, and strategic investment of IT, manages the Office of Information Technology, and has responsibility for the Institute for Digital Research and Education. Included in his portfolio are UCLA’s digital presence, cyber infrastructure, informatics, policy, mobility, and the Office of the UCLA Chief Privacy Officer.

John O'Banion, Managing Partner O'Bannion and Ritchey LLP
John O Banion, J.D.

Mr. O'Banion is the managing partner at O'Banion & Ritchey LLP which is a boutique intellectual property practice in Sacramento, California. The firm specializes in intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks and copyrights. Our practice involves U.S. and foreign registration, litigation, and licensing of intellectual property rights.

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Willeke Wendrich, Ph.D

Willeke Wendrich, the Joan Silsbee Chair of African Cultural Archaeology and a professor of Egyptian archaeology in the UCLA Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, has been appointed director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA. She succeeds UCLA professor of anthropology Charles Stanish, who as director of the Cotsen for 15 years led the institute's growth as one of the most important global research centers in archaeology, at the forefront of archaeological research, education, conservation and publication.

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Bonnie Zima, M.D., MPH

Bonnie T. Zima, MD, MPH is a child psychiatrist and health services researcher. She is the Associate Director of the UCLA Center for Health Services and Society and Professor-in-Residence (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine. Her research focuses on the unmet need for mental health services among high risk child populations (i.e., homeless, foster care, juvenile justice) and the quality of mental health care for children enrolled in Medicaid-funded outpatient programs.