Ravi S. Sharma0000-0002-8235-5344
Ravi S. Sharma has been an Associate Professor at Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), since January 2004. He was concurrently a Founding Director (India Strategy) at NTU for a two-year term. Sharma spent the previous 10 years in industry as Asean Communications Industry Principal at IBM Global Services, and as a Director of the Multimedia Competency Centre of Deutsche Telekom Asia. Sharma’s teaching, consulting, and research interests are in multimedia applications, services, and strategies. His work has appeared in leading journals, conferences, trade publications, and the broadcast media. He also coauthored a graduate-level text on KM tools and techniques. He has been teaching IT and management courses since 1985 (in Canada, Singapore, Dubai, Vietnam, Indonesia, and India), and enjoys this role as educator and mentor immensely. As for consulting engagements, Sharma has served as a Telco Industry Advisor to Frost & Sullivan’s Technology Practice in Asia-Pacific, a Vice-President of Homeportal Inc. presence in Asia, and as a Business Advisor to several local startups. He has also provided strategic technical advice to the respective regulators for Singapore’s Digital TV and Broadband Multimedia implementation efforts, Malaysia’s Multimedia Super-Corridor, ITU’s WG on telecommunications tariffs, and currently Singapore’s Expert Group on Interactive Digital Media. Sharma received his Ph.D. degree in engineering from the University of Waterloo, and is a Chartered Engineer (UK) and a Senior Member of IEEE. He is also an Associate Editor of IEEE Communications Surveys, the Journal of Knowledge, Technology and Society, and the International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting. He sits on the advisory boards of several professional and nonprofit organizations.
Biography Updated on 7 September 2008