ORG Stanford University Title Executive Director / Consulting Professor BIO Guru Parulkar Ph.D. (www.parulkar.com) Guru Parulkar is Consulting Professor and the Executive Director of the Clean Slate Internet Design Program at Stanford University, a multidisciplinary effort with a goal to reinvent the Internet. In 20 years in the networking field, Guru has worked in academia, startups, a large company, and a top tier venture capital firm. He joined the NSF in 2003 in its then new Computer and Network Systems Division and also served as the GENI Program Director (www.geni.net) and received NSF Director''s award for Program Management Excellence. Prior to NSF, Guru spent several years in Silicon Valley at high-tech startups. He co-founded Growth Networks and served as its CTO and Director. Growth Networks was acquired by Cisco Systems and provided key technologies for Cisco''s flagship router product line, CRS. He also co-founded a multimedia wireless company called Sceos Technologies that has since evolved to be Ruckus Wireless. He also played a key role in founding the network security company Nevis Networks. He continues to serve as an advisor to high tech startups. Prior to Silicon Valley, Guru was a Professor of Computer Science and Director of Applied Research Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis where he led research and prototyping of high performance networking and multimedia systems for over 11 years. Guru received PhD in Computer Science from the University of Delaware (1987), M.Tech in EE from IIT Mumbai (1983), and BE in Electronics and Communications from G.S.I.T.S. University of Indore (1981). He is a recipient of Alumni Outstanding Achievement award and Frank A. Pehrson Graduate Student Achievement award from the University of Delaware.