Dr. Xiongyan Tang is now the VP and Chief Scientist of China Unicom Research Institute and an Executive Member of China Unicom Technology Committee. He’s also a guest professor of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT). He’s a member of the Telecom Technology Committee of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. He is a board member of Open Networking Foundation (ONF). He has more than 20 years of experience in technology management and R&D of innovative ICT technologies and services. He received his PhD degree in telecom engineering from BUPT in 1994. His professional fields include broadband communications, optical transmission, IP networks, Internet of things, SDN/NFV and Future Internet.