Thanks to the community support, Haystack Connect 2017 has a great cast of Speakers to bring everyone up-to-date on the latest trends and technologies.

Systems Architect, Intel

Rita is a systems architect with the Industrial & Energy Solutions Division in the Internet of Things Group at Intel Corporation. Rita's professional career includes more than 15 years of industry experience in engineering, management and research. Her areas of expertise include peer-to-peer and distributed networks, game theory, the use of machine learning in networking and social networks. Rita has filed over 150 patents and published over 20 papers in the acclaimed IEEE and ACM conferences and journals. She was also the recipient of several awards for both academic and industry achievements.

Rita received her Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University in 2006. She also holds BE and ME degrees in Computer and Communications Engineering from the American University of Beirut.


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