speaker: Chip Elliott
Futures Director, GENI
- Global Environment for Network Innovations (US).
Looking Beyond the Internet.
technical structure of the Internet is now starting to undergo a
major transformation into its next generation, which many are calling
Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI). It will leverage today's
trends in software defined networking, network function
virtualization, edge clouds, and so-called "5G" wireless
technologies. This transformation is opening up major new
opportunities for research. We will briefly discuss this
transformation as well as the next steps being planned from a United
Futures Director, he is responsible for planning "what comes
after GENI," with a mission to maximize the impact and adoption
of GENI technology and concepts. He has been actively involved in
GENI's planning since early 2006 as a system engineer for the
wireless group. As founding Project Director, Chip led the GENI
community in bringing the project to fruition, building from early
concept and design, through initial implementation phases, and
eventually to its initial nationwide deployment.
is Chief Scientist at Raytheon BBN Technologies, Adjunct Professor of
Computer Science at Dartmouth College, a Fellow of the AAAS, ACM, and
IEEE, and an active inventor with over 85 issued patents. Over the
years, he has served on many national panels and has held visiting
faculty positions at Tunghai University in Taiwan and the Indian
Institute of Technology, Kanpur.