Vlad is the co-founder and chief product officer of EVRYTHNG, a startup that makes the Web of Things a reality. He is also the co-founder of WebofThings.org and has a Ph.D. in computer science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and a M.Sc. in computer science with a concentration in robotics and machine learning from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Widely published, Vlad is a recognized expert in the interconnection of networked embedded devices (sensor networks, robots, mobile phones, RFID, etc.) with higher-level applications using Web technologies. He also worked as a researcher in urban and mobile computing at the Senseable City Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in USA and Singapore, in bio-acoustics and distributed signal processing at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and in human-robot interaction and neurosciences the ATR International Research Center in Kyoto (Japan). He also gained industrial experience in factory automation and enterprise computing working as a research associate for SAP Research from 2007 to 2010.
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