Ling Shao, Distinguished Engineer and Chief architect of wireless and Internet-of-Thing in IBM Research - China. His major research focus is applying multi-core technology to networking system, next generation wireless system. His recent works include develop software-defined-radio system on IT server and IT cloud; develop optimized wireless system for machine-to-machine type communication for mission critical industry like energy & utility, and oil&gas. He is now a member of IBM academy of technology. He has more than 20 filed patents. He got his bachelor and master degree from Fudan University, China in 1997 and 2000 and joined IBM in 2000.