Dr. Ye Ouyang is a Distinguished Staff Scientist-Mobile Network & Device Analytics at Verizon Wireless USA Headquarters. He has over 13 years experience in telecommunications industry, working on the forefront of cutting edge wireless and big data analytics field. Dr. Ouyang’s research interest lies in big data analytics and quantitative modeling for wireless networks, with a focus on 2G/3G/4G LTE network performance, network capacity, traffic patterns, user behaviors, and network and device service quality etc. by leveraging data analytics, network simulation, statistical modeling, machine learning, and data mining techniques. Dr. Ouyang serves as IEEE Big Data Standard Committee (BDSC) Standing Committee Member, Chair of Wireless Big Data Analytics Working Group in IEEE BDSC, Chair of Big Data Program in IEEE WTS and IEEE WOCC Conferences, Chair of International Workshop of Big Data for Telecommunications, and TPC and reviewer for many leading academic journals and transactions. In 2012-2013, Dr. Ouyang as Co-Principal was awarded telecom research funding by White House, the office of Science and Technology and National Science Foundation (NSF). He authored 20+ academic papers, 3 book chapters, and 9 US Patents. Dr. Ouyang is also a columnist of SINA Technology (新浪科技), which is the largest online media portal in China. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Southeast University in Nanjing, China, a Master of Science from Tufts University in Massachusetts, USA, a Master of Science from Columbia University, New York, USA, and a Doctor of Philosophy from Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey, USA.