Sambit Nayak is part of the Ericsson Research team in Bangalore, India focusing on cloud data management and blockchain technologies. He has 12+ years of professional experience, having worked at Ericsson, Oracle and Sun Microsystems in the areas of high-availability clusters and disaster recovery, systems software, and cloud infrastructure technologies. Sambit holds a B.E. (Hons.) Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India.