Erik Guttman, employed by Samsung Electronics, has actively participated in networking and telecommunications standardization for over 20 years. He currently serves as the 3GPP Service and System Aspects Technical Specification Group Chairman. Preceding this, he held the position of 3GPP System Architecture working group for two terms. He has also chaired and actively contributed to numerous IETF working groups including SVRLOC (Service Location Protocol) and ZEROCONF (Zero Configuration Networking). Erik’s background includes leading research and product development projects that introduced emerging network application and system functions to operating environments. Erik developed frameworks and tools for distributed installation, testing and deployment. Erik served Chief Technical Officers as system architect and requirements researcher. Erik obtained a BA in Philosophy and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a MS in Computer Science from Stanford University.