Omar Cherkaoui, Computer Science, University of Quebec in Montreal. Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Computer Society. In 1990, He founded and chaired the LTIR (Laboratoire de teleinformatique et Réseau). Expertise during last 20 years in network elements design, development, implementation such as routers, gateways, switches, firewall etc. Founded multiple startup's in this field such as virtuor, Noviflow ( www.noviflow.com). Realization of multiple consulting mandates of project management and technological evolution with various customers: Netronome, EZchip, Mellanox, Cisco, Ericsson, Bell Labs, Bell Canada, Canarie, Telus, Nortel Networks, Hydro-Quebec, etc. Co Editors of Annals of Telecommunications and JSAC, He is author of two books in telecommunication. He published more than 300 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He has authored multiple invited, keynote, and tutorial presentations, technical reports, and multiples patent disclosures. He participated to many industrial projects with companies such as Nortel, Bell, CISCO, Netronome, EZchip, Melanox, Telus, Orange, BellLabs, etc. He supervised dozens of Projects in this domain.