Dr. Geoff Jiang (a.k.a Guofei Jiang) is the Vice President of solution technology at NEC Laboratories America (NECLA) in Princeton, New Jersey, assisting the transformation of NEC's technology competence toward solutions and services, and incubating new business lines for NEC business units with new technologies. Concurrently he also leads a large division with many dozens of technical staffs from the global network of NEC R&D units at US, Europe and Asia. His group builds disruptive new products and solutions in the areas of Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Distributed Systems and Cloud Platforms, Computer Security,and Software-defined Networking. He has published over 150 technical papers and also has over 100 patents granted or applied. His inventions have been successfully commercialized as Award Winning NEC products and solutions, and have directly created new business lines for NEC with tens of millions US dollars in annual revenue. For his significant business contribution, he was named as the 2014 "NEC Contributors of the Year" - the highest and most prestigious award from NEC Corp.. He was one of the only three members from NEC R&D units in last 10 years to receive the award.