Dr Dinesh Verma FREng
IBM Fellow, IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center

Dinesh Verma is a leading researcher in networking and the Cognitive Internet of Things, and was the primary person responsible for establishing and revitalising networking research at IBM. He has been the champion, innovator and leader in establishing and driving foundational technologies in the areas of edge applications in cellular networks, network optimisation, network science, policy-based networking and quality of service management in networks. His exemplary technical work has had a tremendous impact on the global networking community. Verma's technical skills, passion and leadership are outstanding.