John Apostolopoulos

John Apostolopoulos is VP & CTO of the Enterprise Networking Group (ENG) at Cisco, which is Cisco’s largest business covering wired and wireless networking, mobility/BYOD, software defined networking, Internet of Things, and video over enterprise networks. He is also founder of the Enterprise Networking Labs whose goal is to increase innovation in areas of strategic importance to ENG. Previously John was Lab Director for the Mobile & Immersive Experience Lab at HP Labs, which conducted research on novel mobile devices and sensing, mobile client/cloud multimedia computing, immersive environments, video & audio signal processing, computer vision & graphics, multimedia networking, glasses-free 3D, next-generation plastic displays, wireless, and user experience design. For his individual technical contributions John received a number of honors and awards including IEEE SPS Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Fellow, named “one of the world’s top 100 young (under 35) innovators in science and technology” (TR100) by MIT Technology Review, Certificate of Honor for contributing to the US Digital TV standard (Engineering Emmy Award, 1997), and he also helped create the JPEG-2000 Security (JPSEC) standard. He has published over 100 papers, received several paper awards, and has 60 granted US patents. John also has strong ties with the academic community and was a Consulting Associate Professor of EE at Stanford (2000-09) and is a frequent visiting lecturer at MIT. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from MIT.