Ajit Jaokar‘s work is based on identifying and researching cross-domain technology trends in Telecoms, Mobile and the Internet.His current research interests include Big Data, Telecoms, Smart Cities, Big Data Analytics and IOT.
Ajit conducts a course at Oxford University on Big Data and Telecoms and also teaches at City Sciences (Madrid) (from Jan 2014) on Big Data Algorithms for future Cities / Internet of Things. He also leads the discussion on the W3C Web of Things group on these subjects.
In 2009, Ajit was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of the Internet’ council. In 2011, he was nominated to the World Smart Capital program (Amsterdam). Ajit moderates/chairs Oxford University’s Next generation mobile applications panel. In 2012, he was nominated to the board of Connected Liverpool – Resilient Liverpool programs – based in the city of Liverpool for their Smart city vision. Ajit has been involved in IOT based roles for the webinos project (EU funded Fp7 project).
His consulting activities include working with companies to define value propositions for Big Data. Ajit has worked with a range of commercial and government organizations including in strategic and visionary roles. Since May 2005, he has founded and run the OpenGardens blog which is widely respected in the mobile/telecoms industry.
Ajit has spoken at many conferences which include MobileWorld Congress (4 times) ,CTIA, CEBIT , Web20 expo ;Java One; European Parliament; Stanford University; MIT Sloan; Fraunhofer FOKUS ; University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). He has been involved in transatlantic technology policy discussions.
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