Doug Zuckerman is very enthusiastic about running for VP-TA and looks forward to serving! Doug has been an active IEEE volunteer for 20+ years and currently within IEEE serves on the Communications Society’s Board of Governors, Future Directions Committee, Big Data steering committee, Standards – representing IEEE on the OpenFog Consortium Board of Directors, and other key activities. Previously, he served as Communications Society President and in other high-level leadership positions in conferences, publications and membership, IEEE Technical Activities Board and IEEE Board of Directors. He received his BS, MS and PhD degrees from Columbia University and is an IEEE Life Fellow. His professional experiences at Bell Labs and Telcordia Technologies span the operations, management and engineering of emerging communications technologies, networks and applications. His work heavily influenced standards for management of telecommunications networks. Currently, he is a Consultant for Vencore Labs (Applied Communications Sciences).