Dr. Cay Horstmann is professor of computer science at San José State University. Cay's twins first learned German in the German International School in Saigon, and have been with GISSV in San Francisco since the inception of the campus in 2011.
Cay grew up in Germany, but he has lived in the United States for over 30 years. He received a M.S. in computer science from Syracuse University and a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He had executive roles at software startups and held visiting appointments at universities in Switzerland, Vietnam, and Macau. He is author of more than a dozen books on programming languages and computer science education.