Hand-on system researcher in the areas of large scale event processing, big data analytics and services engineering, with a focus on system/platform development; Team lead and chief architect for many successful projects and system development. Works in large scale event processing, big data analytics have been incorporated into several products, including IBM's WebSphere Business Monitor, WebSphere Business Modeler and IBM Platform Symphony; Recipient of multiple IBM outstanding research accomplishments and IBM invention achievement awards; PIC (Professional Interest Community) Chair, Cloud Computing, IBM Research. Master Inventor, responsible for leading the research innovation in area of big data analytics and cloud platform technology; Inventor of 50+ issued or pending patents Author of the most cited paper on service composition and 30+ technical publications, which have 4000+ citations.