Deva Seetharam leads IBM India's Smarter Energy research initiatives. Previously, he led France Telecom's electronic paper display research group in Boston. He has also worked on various embedded wireless networking technologies including active RFID and wireless sensor networks. On the entrepreneurial side, he co-founded RadioSherpa, a company that developed innovative HD Radio technologies and applications, and he was instrumental in selling the company to RadioTime Inc. He holds a MS degree from the MIT Media Laboratory and a BE degree from the Bharathiar University.