SPEAKERS

Open Edge Symposium Speakers

Submit a call for presentations for the opportunity to share your insights, engage with our audience, and position yourself and your company as a thought-leader in intelligent-edge. 

Accepting applications now thru September 20th.  Apply today for early consideration!

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Mung Chiang

Mung Chiang
John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, Purdue University

Mung Chiang is the John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering and the Roscoe H. George Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University. Prior to July 2017, he was the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University. His research on communication networks received the 2013 Alan T. Waterman Award, the highest honor to scientists and engineers under the age of 40 in the U.S. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and the IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Technical Achievement Award, his research paper citations leads to an H-index of 70 and 23 of his advisees have become professors. He founded the Princeton EDGE Lab in 2009, which bridges the theory-practice gap in edge networking research by spanning from proofs to prototypes, and co-founded a few startup companies in mobile data, IoT and AI with products used by tens of millions of people worldwide. He was also elected to the board of the global nonprofit Industrial Internet Consortium. A recipient of the ASEE Terman Education Award, his textbook "Networked Life," popular science book "The Power of Networks," and online courses have reached hundreds of thousands of students.



ANDREAS BAUMHOF

ANDREAS BAUMHOF
Vice President of Quantum Technologies

Andreas is an internationally renowned cybersecurity expert and entrepreneur. As Vice President of Quantum Technologies, Andreas is responsible for the strategic and technological direction of QuintessenceLabs' quantum product portfolio, including our quantum key distribution capability and quantum random number generator, complementing leading key and policy management suite. Andreas was cofounder and CTO of Microdasys Inc., where he developed the first ever SSL proxy, and later cofounder and CEO of TrustDefender until its 2011 acquisition by ThreatMetrix. He then served as CTO at ThreatMetrix, responsible for all product development and strategic technological direction, leading it through its acquisition by LexisNexis earlier this year.



CHARLES C. BYERS

CHARLES C. BYERS
Associate Chief Technology Officer of the Industrial Internet Consortium

Charles is Associate Chief Technology Officer of the Industrial Internet Consortium, now incorporating OpenFog. He works on the architecture and implementation of Edge Computing platforms, media processing systems, and IoT, and is chair of the IIC Fog Computing Task Group. Previously, he was a Principal Engineer at Cisco and a Bell Labs Fellow at Alcatel-Lucent. He received a B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He holds over 80 US patents.



SANDY CARIELLI

SANDY CARIELLI
Cyber Security Evangelist and Product Leader

Sandy has spent over a dozen years in cybersecurity, focusing on identity, PKI, key management, cryptography and security management. As Entrust Datacard's Director of Security Technologies, Sandy guides the organization's security and technology strategy. Sandy has spoken at multiple security conferences and co-authored the IIC's IoT Security Maturity Model.

 



MICHAEL ENESCU

MICHAEL ENESCU
Co-founder of Project EAN and OpenOPF

Michael is a co-founder of Project EAN and OpenOPF, responsible for development of network virtualization technology based on energy research from Caltech. Michael serves as a Fellow, IoT Robotics and Smart Cities, Center for the Fourth Industrial Revolution at World Economic Forum. Previously he was CTO of Open Source Initiatives at Cisco, where he led the strategy and execution across the company's top priorities in Cloud, IoT and SDN. He led the formation of multiple projects in the Eclipse, Apache, and Linux Foundation and won the Interop Grand Prize with Open Daylight, first time ever for an Open Source project. Previously he served as the first VP of Engineering at XenSource, a founding member of the Mobile Web Services group at Palm, and a founding member of the Java Content Partners Program and J2ME teams at Sun, a project that led to Android. Michael is a CS graduate from Caltech and Stanford University.



GAVIN LU

GAVIN LU
R&D Director, OCTO at VMware

Gavin runs an innovation team focused on edge computing and intelligence in VMware Office of CTO. He joined VMware in 2009 and worked on multiple products on virtualization, networking, cloud management, big data, OpenStack, container, IoT and ML. He has 17 years' industrial experience of software development and project management, at Sun Microsystems, Aol, Microsoft and VMware altogether. He is also LF Edge, DMTF, OASIS and IIC member. He was one of the legacy engineers and evangelists of OpenOffice.org. He holds Bachelor and Master degrees of Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University. He presented at AII Summit 2019, Interop China 2018, & Open Source World Summit 2010, and will present at Open Source Summit North America 2019.



RAMYA RAVICHANDAR

RAMYA RAVICHANDAR
VP Product Management, FogHorn Systems, Inc.

Ramya is a Vice President of Product Management, brings a rare combination of technical expertise in real time analytics, machine learning and AI, combined with valuable experience in Industrial IoT. She is a seasoned product leader who previously headed Cisco's Streaming Analytics platform for IoT. Ramya holds a PhD in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.

 



Arjmaud Samuel

Arjmaud Samuel
Principal Program Manager, Microsoft Azure IoT, Microsoft

Ramya is a Vice President of Product Management, brings a rare combination of technical expertise in real time analytics, machine learning and AI, combined with valuable experience in Industrial IoT. She is a seasoned product leader who previously headed Cisco's Streaming Analytics platform for IoT. Ramya holds a PhD in Computer Science from Virginia Tech.

 



Stan Schneider

Stan Schneider
CEO of Real-Time Innovations (RTI)

Stan Schneider is CEO of Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the Industrial Internet of Things connectivity platform company. RTI is the largest embedded middleware vendor, with an extensive footprint in all areas of the Industrial Internet of Things, including Energy, Medical, Automotive, Transportation, Defense, and Industrial Control. Appinions recently named RTI the "most influential" company in the Industrial Internet of Things.

Stan serves on the Steering Committee of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC, www.iiconsortium.org). With over 250 companies, the goal of the IIC is to develop, test, and promote the architecture for the next industrial revolution. RTI co-chairs the IIC connectivity, data management, interoperability, and security teams. RTI also co-leads testbeds in smartgrid, healthcare, and edge computing.

Stan also serves on the advisory boards for Smart Industry and IoT Solutions World Congress. Embedded Computing Design Magazine presented Stan the Top Embedded Innovator Award for 2015.

Stan holds a BS and MS from the University of Michigan and a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Stanford University.




DR. JOHN ZAO

DR. JOHN ZAO
CEO of Taiwan Fog Computing Alliance and the Director of NCTU Edge/Fog Computing Research Service Center

John is currently the CEO of Taiwan Fog Computing Alliance and the Director of NCTU Edge/Fog Computing Research Service Center. In IIC, he is serving as the Co-Chair of the Fog Computing Task Group with Chuck Byers, and the Co-Chair of the China Regional Team with Yuming Ge and Yaling Zhou. Dr. Zao is active in standard activities. He is the Founding Chair of IEEE Standard Working Group on Fog Computing and Networking Architecture Framework, and the founding Vice-Chair of IEEE Standard Committee on Edge/Fog/Cloud Communication with IoT and Big Data.


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