Eric’s interests are broadly defined in the areas of systems and networking, but he has specific interests in network management, datacenter networking, software-defined networking, wireless networking and mobile computing. He has published more than 20 technical documents in esteemed international conferences, workshops and journals. He has also filed more than 65 patents and regularly serves on technical program committees. Eric obtained his BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011. He has worked as a senior member of the technical research staff at AT&T Labs Research and as a master inventor at IBM Research.