Tony Shan is a renowned thought leader and innovative visionary with decades of field experience and guru-level expertise on cutting-edge enterprise computing technologies. He leads incubating and nurturing interdisciplinary practice and enablement on emerging technologies like IoT, big data and cloud. He drives award-winning innovation and transformation of most complex enterprise systems. He directs and advises the pragmatic lifecycle design of large-scale distributed solutions on diverse platforms in Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations. He is a regular speaker and chair in preeminent conferences, and a judge in IT contests. As a book author and editor/editorial advisory board member of technology research journals, he also founded several user groups/forums.