Vijay Sivaraman is an Associate Professor at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is instigator of several SDN initiatives in Australia, including the Australia & New Zealand SDN Alliance (http://www.anzsdn.net/) and a wide-area SDN test-bed in Australia spanning 10 organisations (https://sites.google.com/site/anzsdntestbed/). Prior to moving to Australia he worked at a silicon-valley start-up for three years developing optical switch-routers, and at Bell Labs researching packet scheduling mechanisms for high-speed switches. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2000, his M.S. from North Carolina State University in 1996, and his B. Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, India, in 1994.