Credits:MBA, President, ComputerUp
Senior Instructor Keith Jefferies has enjoyed a multi-faceted career in the IT and IT education fields for several decades. He has taught thousands of students at UCLA Extension, and co-authored an internationally recognized programming textbook with fellow UCLA Extension instructor Fred Zerez. A graduate in Mathematics/Computer Science from UCLA, and Management/Computer Information Systems from UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, Mr. Jefferies has worked in the field of software development, from programming and software quality assurance to web design and product management. His professional career has spanned notable companies, such as IBM, Ashton-Tate, and RAND. For the past two decades, Mr. Jefferies has done professional IT consulting with ComputerUp, a consulting firm he founded around the time the Internet was born. His clientele has included Hollywood pre- and post-production firms, public relations firms, market research firms, accounting firms and legal offices, among others. He specializes in both physical and cloud-based server environments, network infrastructure, systems design and troubleshooting, and software development. Mr. Jefferies is a lifelong musician and composer, with one of his compositions featured in the Italian documentary 27 Aprile 2014 – Racconto di un evento.