Google Podcast

Campus Reopening Solutions for Higher Education

Monday, April 19, 2021

Hosted By: Google & Carahsoft


In this podcast, Google Cloud’s Chris Haas, SpringML’s Sindhu Adini and Washington University in St. Louis’s Dr. Philip R.O. Payne discuss how a data-driven approach can help drive efficient campus reopening solutions for student and faculty wellness.

Listen to this podcast to hear insights on:

  • How to implement contact tracing and symptom checks
  • Vaccination eligibility and scheduling systems
  • Back to school credentials - what is required for coming back to campus?
  • The unique role of academic medical centers in the community
  • First-hand use cases from Washington University in St. Louis


Chris Haas

Senior Customer Engineer

Google Cloud

I'm a recovering Enterprise hardware & software, Internet advertising, SaaS collaboration products & cloud platform Sales Engineer, Product Manager, Engineering Technical Program Manager and Compliance & Security Engineer. In my career, I've focused on the global commercial and public sector/government markets. I design technical solutions aligned to business goals, for small to large enterprise customers using the best cloud technology. I've developed myself into a successful Strategic Business Engineer & Executive - depending on how I'm leaning on the day ;) - leading the development, team & partner alignment/enablement and go to market for strategic solutions that solve big problems for my customers.
Sindhu Adini

Vice President, Solution Engineering and Innovation


Results-oriented cloud strategist offering hands-on management experience delivering customer-focused solutions and expansion strategy using Cloud Services. Known as an expert in delivering innovative, reliable, cost-saving solutions that streamline processes and drive business growth in a dynamic environment. Analytical, creative, and committed with a proven track record reflecting proactive leadership experience that builds and leads motivated teams. Highly praised for work ethic, problem-solving and communication skills, and successful delivery of work.
Philip R.O. Payne

Professor of Medicine - Division of General Medical Sciences

Washington University in St. Louis

Dr. Payne is the founding Director of the Institute for Informatics (I2) at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also serves as a Professor in the Division of General Medical Sciences.

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