Gary is currently leading the IoT standards efforts at Cisco Systems as part of the Enterprise Networking Business group. Gary has a long history in networking, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Retail, Energy and finally Cisco. Prior to Cisco, Gary had been the lead for Powerline Communications standards and regulatory work at Duke Energy. In 2007 Gary joined the Smart Grid PLC and Network Design team as a Strategic Planning Manager. In 2012, Gary led the efforts for Smart Grid Standard in Cisco’s Connected Energy business group. Gary currently represents Cisco as a contributor and leader in a number of standardization and certification efforts. These include IEEE, ITU, IEC and the UCAIug. He represents Cisco on the Boards of Wi-Sun, LoRa, Avnu. He is the Chairman of the AVnu Alliance and serves as Chair of the IEEE 802.15.4md working group. He also serves as Vice-Chair on the IEEE-Standards Association Corporate Advisory Group and is the Treasurer of the LoRa and Wi-SUN Alliance.