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An IBM Fellow, researcher, and Department Group Manager at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center , he manages the team working in the area of Cloud-based Networks. His current project is IT and wireless convergence, which looks at applications of IT technologies to improve wireless networks. He is also the U.S. Program Manager for the International Technology Alliance . He established the network science discipline in IBM Research and has shepherded his networking innovations into profitable offerings for System z, Tivoli and other IBM brands. He received his undergraduate degree from Indian Institute of Technology in 1987 and his Doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 1991. He also has a degree in Management of Technology from NYU Polytechnic. He joined IBM Research in 1992, and has worked on various projects related to autonomic computing, policy based networking, network science, mobile networks and wireless networks. A part of every step that brings the technology to market, he has even created new disciplines and established alliances between academics, governments and industries to create several technologies that live well beyond the lab. In 2006, the U.S. and U.K. governments were looking for innovative ideas to solve networking challenges between coalition forces. He led an international team of 22 research organizations which was selected to form the International Technology Alliance in Network Sciences. The group’s research has made its way into several IBM products, including Tivoli Netcool/IMPACT, and AIM’s Application & Services Platform for Networks (ASPN). He has authored ten books on networking related topics.
Noted For:Leader of an international team of 22 research organizations which was selected to form the International Technology Alliance in Network Sciences
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