【略歴】Wael William Diab is a business and technology strategist with more than twenty years of executive experience at Fortune 500 companies in Silicon Valley. He has more than 885 patents to his name in the ICT field and an industry recognized expert on digital transformation. Skilled in leadership for breakout technology, Diab has architected strategy, driven industry‐wide initiatives, cultivated partnerships, identified M&A opportunities and orchestrated company roadmaps for transformational fields including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Industrial IoT and ICT sustainability. Wael has BS and MS degrees in EE and BA in Economics from Stanford, and an MBA with honors from Wharton. He is a published author, having authored the book Ethernet in the First Mile: Access for Everyone. In 2011, Wael was recognized by the David Packard Medal of Achievement and Innovator Award for his leadership in Green Technology. Wael has been active in standardization and related activities for two decades. He chairs ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 42, the international standardization committee on artificial Intelligence (AI). Wael is also chairing the AI track of the 22nd Global Standards Collaboration meeting (GSC‐22). At the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), Wael is the Secretary of the Steering Committee and chairs the Liaison Working Group, Technology Working Group, Industrial AI Task Group and Global Event Series Task Group. He is co‐author of the Industrial Analytics: The Engine Driving the IIoT Revolution whitepaper and the Industrial IoT Analytics Framework (IIAF). He is a recipient of the IIC Individual Contributor Award. Wael is a member of the IoT Solutions World Congress Program Committee and chairs its AI forum.