Vice President of Research at Black Duck Software and Founder of Black Duck Software Canada, an R&D division of Black Duck. An Honorary Adjunct Professor at UBC Sauder School of Business.
Award winning computer scientist who brings 15+ years of research & innovation experience while leading several industry projects in the areas of open source governance, IoT, database management, analytics, and networks. Specialization in managing projects from ideas/need identification phase through to completion and go-to-market strategies. Implement strategic plans and high performing teams for research/startup-up projects by building relationships with academia, industries, and across organizations and teams.
Received PhD in Computing Science from the University of Alberta, Canada, a post-doctorate from the National University of Singapore, and a management certificate form Singapore Management Institute in Singapore. Published numerous patents and research work at various international journals and conferences. PhD thesis nominated for CAGS/UMI distinguished dissertation award. Chosen Global Young Scientist by Government of Singapore in 2012 and 2013. Received Industrial R&D Fellowship, Visiting Fellowship, Doctoral Scholarship (all from NSERC Canada); iCORE Postgraduate Scholarship; Walter H Johns Graduate Fellowship; Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship; ASI Graduate Scholarship from the Advanced System Institute of BC, Canada. Received the best Paper Presentation Award at the National Institute of Technology, India in 1998 for the research work on mobile (cellular) networks.