Baohua Yang is a senior researcher at IBM. His interests include key areas in Cloud Computing, Fintech, Distributed System and Analytics, especially on emerging technologies such as Blockchain, BigData, SDN/NFV and cognitive computing.

As the chief architect, he has lead the architecture design and system implementation of enterprise productions, and helps solve key technical challenges for industrial solutions.

As an Open-Source contributor, he has submitted code, proposals, and presentations to numbers of projects, e.g., OpenStack, Hyperledger, OpenvSwitch, Docker, OpenDaylight, Kubernetes, and has lead several projects including easyOVS, Hyperledger Fabric-SDK-py and Hyperledger Cello. He is now the chairperson of Hyperledger Technical Working Group in China and the chief consultant of the IBM Blockchain Community in GCG.

He has published 10s of articles in top-quality international conference and journals (e.g., IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE Trans on Computers), with several technical books and patents. He is now TPC member of numbers of academic conferences and journals.

His curriculum vitae is available: English and Chinese. You can also find him at Linkedin.