Location Based Services: From Promise to Reality

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 at 6:30 PM

TI Auditorium

    

Speaker: Ravi Jain

Bio: Ravi Jain is currently with Google, Mountain View , California , as a manager for mobile engineering efforts in mobile advertising, location based services, and syndicated mobile search. 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) working 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 programming. 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 wireless area. Ravi is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, ACM, and a Fellow of the IEEE.