Prof. Alex Galis
Alex Galis is a Professor In Networked and Service Systems at University College London (UCL). He has co-authored 10 research books and more that 200 publications in the Future Internet areas: system management, networks and services, networking clouds, 5G virtualisation and programmability. He participated in a number of EU projects including overall technical leadership of the MISA - Management of IP networks, FAIN – programmable networks, CONTEXT – context aware networking and AUTONOMIC INTERET – autonomic networking projects. He was a member of the Steering Group of the Future Internet Assembly (FIA) and he led the Management and Service–aware Networking Architecture (MANA) working group at FIA. He acted as PTC chair of 14 IEEE conferences including TPC co-chair of IEEE Network Softwarization 2015 (NetSoft 2015) and reviewer in more than 100 IEEE conferences. He also acted as a Vice Chair of the ITU-T SG13 Group on Future Networking. He is currently the co-chair of the IEEE SDN publication committee.