Dr. Robert S. Fish is the Chief Project Scientist for Drakontas under this award.
Dr. Fish serves as the President of NETovations Group, LLC, where he leads a consulting partnership specializing in consumer device and networking technologies. Services include the focused creation of on-demand technical innovation, intellectual property analysis and disclosure, and the positioning of innovation and intellectual property in industrial specification forums and in public standardization venues.
Prior to joining NETovations Group, Dr. Fish was the Chief Product Officer and Senior Vice President of Operations for Mformation Technologies Inc. where he managed a multi-continent product development organization producing carrier-grade server and client software for the mobile carrier market. He oversaw the responsibilities of 200+ engineers providing program management, software development (both server and client), quality assurance, and carrier/OEM handset certification.
Dr. Fish has also held positions as Vice President and Managing Director of the Panasonic Digital Networking Laboratories and as Executive Director of Multimedia Communications Research at Bell Communications Research (Bellcore), after starting his career at Bell Laboratories.
During his career, Dr. Fish and his labs pioneered many concepts in secure network-connected consumer electronics including advances in video communications, secure operating systems, networking, cryptography, and data hiding technologies. He is the holder of 8 US patents and has numerous publications.
Dr. Fish is a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA) and was a founding member of the IEEE-SA Corporate Advisory Group. Rob also co-founded the IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference for which he serves as steering committee chair. Previously, he was a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society (IEEE-ComSoc) and Chair of the GLOBECOM/ICC Management and Strategy Committee.
In 2007, Dr Fish received the Distinguished Service Award from IEEE ComSoc’s Multimedia Technical Committee. Dr. Fish received his Ph.D. from Stanford University.