JJ Jamison is the Chief Technology Officer for Research & Education Markets at Juniper Networks. He has been working in the area of research networking for over 25 years in various roles for: network equipment manufacturers (Juniper and Cisco), academia (the University of Illinois); a US Government funded research and development center (MITRE); and a carrier (MCI/Verizon). JJ has been involved in major network research efforts, including: US Department of Defense funded Internet traffic measurement projects; the US National Science Foundation's vBNS National Research and Education Network (NREN); the StarLight global NREN exchange point in Chicago; and various collaborative research projects among network equipment manufacturers, research universities, labs, and research networks in the United States and around the world.