Jen-Yao Chung received the B.S. degree in computer science and information engineering from National Taiwan University and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since June 1989, he has been with the T. J. Watson Research Center as a research staff member. Currently, he is the senior manager for Industry Technology and Solutions, where he is responsible for identifying and creating emerging solutions with focus on "Smart Cities and Green Computing & Business". Before that, he was Chief Technology Officer for IBM Global Electronics Industry, where he was responsible for identifying and growing new technologies into future businesses for IBM. Before that, he was senior manager of the electronic commerce and supply chain department. He conducted research on business process integration and management. Before that, he was program director for the IBM Institute for Advanced Commerce Technology office. He was responsible for transferring Research e-Business technology to IBM's service divisions. He has been involved in research, development, and customer engagements in electronic commerce, electronic marketplaces, and Web application systems. Dr. Chung has participated in several industrial standards and workgroup including: Open buying on internet (OBI, openbuy.org), XML/EDI (xmledi-group.org), CommerceNet eCo framework (eco.commerce.net), RosettaNet.org, ebXML.org, and TPC-D. Dr. Chung has extensive experiences in the e-business innovations and engaged in several customer projects using web services technology to implement business integrations. Dr. Chung's current research is in green computing and technologies, e-marketplaces, XML and EDI, integrating existing business with the World Wide Web, and business process integration and management. Previously, Dr. Chung had worked on design and development of a high-performance database query solution for IBM large enterprise system, and World Wide Web Connection to enterprise system.