Douglas M. Freimuth is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Master Inventor in the Cognitive IoT group at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center where he has focused on the research, design and development of cloud networking and IoT technologies. He is a co-author of the IO Virtualization (IOV) specifications in the PCI SIG. He has also participated in the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) for activities related to deployment of Virtual Machines and cloud networks. He holds 122+ granted patents in the domain of cloud networking and has also published related papers, developed products and contributed to open source software. Doug was the IBM lead on the DARPA CORONET program where he led the creation of a cloud computing platform that automatically scaled compute and network resources across the wide area network.