Ashutosh Dutta is currently a senior scientist and 5G chief strategist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labs (JHU/APL). He also serves as chair for Electrical and Computer Engineering for Engineering Professional Program at JHU. His career, spanning more than 30 years, includes director of technology security and lead member of technical staff at AT&T, CTO of Wireless at a cybersecurity company, NIKSUN, Inc., senior scientist in Telcordia Research, director of Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct faculty at NJIT, and computer engineer with TATA Motors. Ashutosh is author of more than 100 technical papers and 31 issued patents. Ashutosh is co-author of the book, “Mobility Protocols and Handover Optimization: Design, Evaluation and Application,” published by IEEE and John & Wiley. As a technical leader in 5G and security, Ashutosh has been serving as the founding co-chair for the IEEE Future Networks Initiative that focuses on 5G standardization, education, publications, testbed, and roadmap activities. Ashutosh is IEEE Communications Society’s Distinguished Lecturer for 2017 to 2020 and an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2020 to 2022). Ashutosh served as the director of Industry Outreach for IEEE Communications Society from 2014 to 2019. He was recipient of the prestigious 2009 IEEE MGA leadership award and 2010 IEEE-USA professional leadership award. Ashutosh currently serves as member-at-large for IEEE Communications Society for 2020 to 2022 and serves as the chair for IEEE Industry Connections Initiative on Open RAN. Ashutosh is a distinguished alumnus and obtained a BS in electrical engineering from NIT Rourkela, an MS in computer science from NJIT, and a PhD in electrical engineering from Columbia University, New York under the supervision of Professor Henning Schulzrinne. Ashutosh is a fellow of IEEE and distinguished nember of ACM.