Leadership skills.  A brief description of the volunteer positions I have held and examples of success.

  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE ComputingNow: Attracted membership, introduced new content delivery mechanisms, resulted in IEEE CS social networking strategy
  • Chair of the Special Technical Communities; an activity that has potential to transform the Computer Society; received CS Outstanding Contribution Award (2011)
  • Founded and program chaired IEEE Agent Systems and Applications Symposium (1999) and USENIX/ACM Workshop on Systems Software (2000); ACM ICAC general chair (2012)
  • Chair of the Service Deployment Working Group at Global Grid Forum
  • Youth soccer coach (AYSO national license), with under-19 Boys team won the prestigious good sportsmanship award at the National Games (2010); my teams won other titles 

Computer Society engagement.  Examples of prior involvement with the Computer Society or similar societies.

  • BoG member [2011-2014]
  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE ComputingNow [2008-2012]
  • Chair overseeing Special Technical Communities [2011-]
  • Member, the 7th CS Strategy Planning Team [2011]
  • Chair, IEEE Computer Search Committee [2010]
  • Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Operating Systems chair [2000]
  • Editorial board member: IEEE Concurrency, Internet Computing, and Distributed Systems Online (founding member)
  • Program chair, IEEE Agent Systems and Applications (1999); co-chair IEEE Services (2011)
  • On PCs of many conferences (ICDCS, ICWS, CLOUD, ICAC, Middleware, HotCloud, etc.)
  • Member and leader of a number of committees: (Fellows committee (twice), EIC searches, etc.)

Position support.  How I would be able to support the Board of Governors to fulfill Board strategic responsibilities.

I have been deeply engaged in almost every dimension of the CS and I believe that I can elevate all boards to the next level in a balanced manner.

  • PUBs: extensive experience in IEEE CS publications (magazines, transactions, online)
  • TAB: past TCOS chair, active in many conferences
  • PAB: work in industry, substantial connections
  • EAB: teach at SJSU, collaboration with major universities world-wide
  • MGA: coming from Europe, I have a good understanding of CS needs outside of US, I have been working closely with North/South America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe
  • SAB: participated in OMG, GGF standardization; engaged with IEEE standards 

Achievements. A brief summary of my professional accomplishments.

  • (HP:2010-) Exascale Computing. Contributed to systems architecture, DoE funding ($2M).
  • (HP:2008-) OpenCirrus Cloud computing testbed (managing director). Defined architecture spanning 15 global sites.
  • (HP:2008-09) Led pan-HP program on automated incident management with multi-billion costs.
  • (HP:2006-07) Shared Services Platform to automate IT. Directed teams in Asia-Pacific, North/South America.
  • (HP:2004-07) Service Deployment. Created a developer community, 4 specifications and 4 standard reference implementations.
  • (HP:2004-05) Directed Virtual Desktop Systems, attracted a funnel of customers.
  • (OSF:1993-1998) Mobile Objects and Agents transferred to a Japanese government agency; basis for a standard in OMG.
  • (IMP:1983-1991) Led UNIX port to Intel Multibus architecture. Transaction systems deployed across Eastern Europe.