Matthias Grossglauser is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL. He received his Diplôme d'Ing&eacture;nieur en Syst&eagrace;mes de Communication degree from EPFL in 1994, the M.Sc. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1994, and the Ph.D. from the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6) in 1998. His research interests are in social networks, privacy, mobile and wireless networking, and network traffic measurement and modeling. He received the 1998 Cor Baayen Award from the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM), the IEEE INFOCOM 2001 Best Paper Award, and the 2006 CoNEXT/SIGCOMM Rising Star Award.
From 2007-2010, he was with the Nokia Research Center (NRC) in Helsinki, Finland, holding the positions of laboratory director and of head of an internal tech-transfer program focused on data mining, analytics, and machine learning. In addition, he served on Nokia's CEO Technology Council. From 2003-2007, he was an Assistant Professor at EPFL. From 1998 to 2002, he was a member of the Networking and Distributed Systems Laboratory at AT&T Research in New Jersey. From 1995 to 1998, he was a Ph.D. student at INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France.
Jörg Ott is Professor for Networking Technology with a focus on Protocols, Services and Telecommunications Software in the Department of Communications and Networking in the School of Electrical Engineering at Aalto University. From 1997 through early 2005, he was Assistant Professor in the Computer Networks group at the Universität Bremen and member of the Center for Computing Technologies (TZI). From 1992 through 1997 he worked as a research staff member with teaching responsibilities at TU Berlin. He received his Doctor in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) in 1997 from Technische Universität Berlin. His research interests are in Internet technologies, protocol design, and protocol and system architectures for multipoint communications, content distribution, IP telephony, and multimedia conferencing. His current research focus is on communication in challenged networks, particularly on disruption/delay-tolerant networking. He is co-chair of the DTN Research Group in the IRTF. In the IETF, was co-chair of the MMUSIC working group from 1997 through 2009 and co-chaired the SIP working group from its foundation in 1999 to October 2002. In the ITU-T, he was one of the core designers of H.323 from the very beginning in 1995 and editor of two of its Annexes. Jörg has co-founded Tellique Kommunikationstechnik GmbH in 1998 which has provided solutions for IP multicast-based content distribution and performance enhancements for satellite and other challenged networks. He is co-founder of Lysatiq GmbH which provides solutions for disconnection tolerance and performance optimizations for challenged networks and mobile Internet access.