KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ravi Jain

Keynote Title: Mobile Applications, Advertising and Data

Biography:

Ravi Jain is Engineering Director for mobile search advertising at Google, Mountain View, California. At Google he has also led the efforts on location based services and syndicated mobile search, and worked on mobile initiatives for developing regions. Previously, from 2002 to 2005, he was Vice President and Director of the Network Services and Security Lab in DoCoMo USA Labs. At DoCoMo he led the US team designing DoCoMo's 4th generation (4G) core network in three key areas: mobility management, QoS and security. From 1992 to 2002 he was in Applied Research, Telcordia Technologies (formerly Bellcore) focusing on mobile wireless architectures, algorithms, protocols and middleware, as well as open programmable networks. Prior to that he worked for several years on systems and communications software development, performance modeling, and parallel computing.

Ravi received the Ph. D. in Computer Science from the University of Texas at Austin in 1992, and has numerous publications and patents in the mobile wireless area. Ravi is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, ACM, and a Fellow of the IEEE.