Tony Shan is a renowned visionary and thought leader incubating and nurturing interdisciplinary practice and enablement of emerging technologies like IoT, big data, cloud and bots. He drives large-scale transformation and digitization of most complicated enterprise systems at various Fortune 500 companies. He initiates pragmatic innovation and leads optimized automation in consulting, such as one of the largest data lakes and most complex IoT gateways/hubs in the world. He serves as an editor/advisory board of journals, chair of events, and a judge in IT competitions. He speaks and organizes in numerous conferences, and authored hundreds of publications. As an intrapreneur/entrepreneur, he also founded several startups and user groups/forums.