Rolf Stadler, Prof., KTH Royal Institute of Technology, SwedenBiography: Rolf Stadler is a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He holds an M.Sc. degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Zurich. Before joining KTH in 2001, he held positions at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Columbia University, and ETH Zürich. Rolf is currently EiC of IEEE TNSM. He received the Dan Stokesberry Award in 2015, "presented to an individual who has made a particularly distinguished technical contribution to the growth of the network management field.”
Mahmoud Daneshmand, Industry Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
He has Ph.D and M.S. degrees in Statistics from the University of California, Berkeley; M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mathematics from the University of Tehran.
He is well recognized within the academia and industry and holds key leadership roles in IEEE Journal Publications, Conferences, and Industry – IEEE Partnership. He has served as General Chair, Keynote Chair, Panel Chair, and Technical Chair of many IEEE major conferences. He has given several Keynote speeches in IEEE as well as international conferences. He is an expert on IoT and Big Data Streams Analytics.
Latif Ladid, Research Fellow at SnT, University of Luxembourg, LuxembourgBiography: Latif Ladid is a Senior Researcher at SnT. He works on multiple European Commission Next Generation Technologies IST Projects: 6INIT, www.6init.org – First Pioneer IPv6 Research Project; 6WINIT, Euro6IX, www.euro6ix.org ; Eurov6, www.eurov6.org ; NGNi, www.ngni.org ; Project initiator of SEINIT, www.seinit.org and SecurIST, www.securitytaskforce.org .
Latif initiated the new EU project u-2010 to research Emergency & Disaster and Crisis Management, www.u-2010.eu, re-launched the Public Safety Communication Forum, www.publicsafetycommunication.eu , supported the new IPv6++ EU Research Project called EFIPSANS, www.efipsans.org and the new safety & Security Project using IPv6 called Secricom, www.secricom.eu and co-initiated the new EU Coordination of the European Future Internet Forum for Member States called ceFIMS: www.ceFIMS.eu.
He holds the following positions: President, IPv6 FORUM www.ip6forum.org, Chair, European IPv6 Task Force www.ipv6.eu , Emeritus Trustee, Internet Society www.isoc.org , Board Member IPv6 Ready & Enabled Logos Program and Board Member World Summit Award www.wsis-award.org .
Latif is also a Member of 3GPP PCG (www.3gpp.org), 3GPP2 PCG (www.3gpp2.org), Vice Chair, IEEE ComSoc EntNET (www.comsoc.org/~entnet/ ), Member of UN Strategy Council, member of IEC Executive Committee, Board member of AW2I, Board Member of Nii Quaynor Institute for Research in Africa, and member of the Future Internet Forum EU Member States, representing Luxembourg: http://ec.europa.eu/informationsociety/activities/foi/lead/fif/indexen.htm
Young-Woo Lee, Ph.D., VP, Institute of Convergence Technology, KT, KoreaBiography: Dr. Young-Woo Lee joined KT (Korea Telecom) in 1990 and is currently a Vice President of the Institute of Convergence Technology since 2012, where he is responsible for leading the R&D effort of KT O&M (Operations and Management) Systems/Platforms to monitor and control network resources from home to backbone.
He has served as Steering Committee of APNOMS (Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium), as well as Chair of KNOM (Korean Network Operations and Management) within KICS (Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences).
He got both, his BEng (1984) and MEng degree (1990) in the Department of Electronics Engineering from Soongsil University and received his Ph.D degree in the Department of Computer Engineering from Chungnam National University, Korea in 2005.
His interests include software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV), cloud computing, and next generation technologies such as big data analytics and 5G.