Tony Shan is a renowned thought leader and visionary practitioner with decades of field experience and guru-level expertise on cutting-edge enterprise computing technologies. He has guided and directed the systematic development lifecycle of large-scale award-winning distributed systems on diverse platforms in complex environments. He leads forward-thinking consulting and insightful advisory to Fortune 100 companies on strategization and operationalization of Big Data, IoT, cloud, EA, innovation, etc. He drives pragmatic incubation and implementation in the frontiers like Big Data Engineering and IoTization. As a book author and editor/editorial advisory board of IT research journals, he is a regular speaker and organizer in preeminent conferences, judge in tech contests, and founder of several user groups and forums.