JP Vasseur is a Cisco Fellow where he works on IP/MPLS architecture, protocol and algorithms specifications, Traffic Engineering, network recovery and “The Internet of Things” with a specific focus on Smart Grid Networks. Before joining Cisco, he worked for several Service Providers in large multi-protocol environments. He is an active member of the IETF (co-author of more than 35 IETF RFCs), co-chair of the IETF PCE (Path Computation Element) and the ROLL (Routing Over Low power and Lossy networks (ROLL) Working Groups. JP is also involved in several standardization bodies (IEEE, ITU) for the specifications of low power technologies for the Internet of Things. JP is a regular speaker at various international conferences, he is involved in various research projects in the area of IP/Sensor Networks/Internet of Things and the member of a number of Technical Program Committees. He is the (co)inventor of 200+ patents in the area of IP/MPLS and "The Internet of Things". He is the coauthor of “Network Recovery” (Morgan Kaufmann, July 2004), “Definitive MPLS Network Designs” (Cisco Press, March 2005) and "Interconnecting Smart Object with IP: The Next Internet (Morgan Kaufmann, July 2010 - http://www.thenextinternet.org/).