Biplav Srivastava  Biplav Srivastava photo       

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Research Staff Member and Master Inventor
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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Businesses

Experience in interacting with commercial customers around the world in industries like airlines, transportation, construction, telecom and IT technology. Some highlights:

  • Research advocate on a Client - IBM innovation sprint for a major multinational from India (2013-2014)
  • Research advocate on a Client - IBM Research Innovation Council for a major Indian airline (2011-2014)

Government Agencies

International experience in interacting with national, state and city governments around the world including Boston (USA), Singapore, Delhi and Bangalore (India), Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Some highlights:

  • Interacting with government agencies in India and elsewhere on Open Data initiatives (2011-). I serve on Government of India's taskforce on open data (details).
  • As a member of the 6-person IBM team, completed the 3-week Smarter Cities Challenge in Boston on traffic in June 2012 working with the city and Boston University. The effort created a prototype for unlocking, sharing and consuming Boston traffic data from 3 sensor types (of 7 then known) for multiple stakeholders, and recommended how to expand it for even more. The work can serve as a template for more sustainability domains and cities around the world. It figured in press - Boston Globe, Popular Science, and elsewhere. Video summary on Youtube is here overview

Standards Bodies

Some highlights:

  • I represented IBM at World Wide Web Consortium (W3C’s) working group on Government Linked Data (GLD): www.w3.org/2011/gld// (2011 - 2013)