Sudhir Dixit received his M.B.A. degree in business administration from the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, and his Ph.D. degree in electronic science and telecommunications from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom. He is a Co-Founder and COO of Basic Internet Foundation in Norway and heads its San Francisco, California, office. He is a board member and working group chair at the Wireless World Research Forum. He leads the Connecting the Unconnected working group at the IEEE Future Network and IEEE ICAIDS’s Sustainability for Connectivity and Telecom Systems Initiative. From December 2013 to April 2015, he was a distinguished chief technologist and chief technology officer of the Communications and Media Services for the Americas Region of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services in Palo Alto, California, and, prior to this, he was the director of Hewlett-Packard (HP) Labs India in Bangalore, India. From 2015 to 2017, he was a chief executive officer of Skydoot, Inc., which he cofounded. Before joining HP, he worked in various leadership roles at BlackBerry (senior director), Nokia (head of Nokia Research Center, Boston), Nokia Siemens Networks (head of network technology for the United States) and Verizon Communications (staff director and principal scientist). He has 21 patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and has published more than 200 papers and edited, coedited, or authored eight books by Wiley, Springer, and Artech House. He has been a technical editor of IEEE Communications Magazine and is presently on the editorial boards of IEEE Spectrum, Cambridge University Press Wireless Series, and Springer’s Wireless Personal Communications Journal. He has served as general chair, technical program chair, and steering committee chair for numerous conferences. From 2010 to 2012, he was an adjunct professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis, and, since 2010, he has been a docent of broadband mobile communications for emerging economies at the University of Oulu, Finland. He is a fellow of the IET and IETE. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE.