Dr Arkady Zaslavsky is Professor of Distributed Systems and Security at the School of Information Technology, Deakin University, Burwood campus, from 1 October, 2018. Before he was a Senior Principal Research Scientist with Data61, CSIRO. He is leading R&D projects in Internet of Things, mobile analytics and context-awareness science areas. He is a technical leader of the EU Horizon-2020 project bIoTope – building IoT Open Innovation Ecosystem for connected smart objects. Professor Arkady Zaslavsky holds Adjunct-Professorship appointments with a number of Australian and International universities, including University of Luxembourg and ITMO University, StPetersburg. Arkady Zaslavsky has published more than 400 research publications throughout his professional career and supervised to completion more than 35 PhD students. Arkady Zaslavsky is a Senior Member of ACM, a Senior Member of IEEE Computer and Communication Societies.