Shamik Mishra is currently Asst Vice President, Technology and Innovation at Aricent. He is a practice leader for product architectures at Aricent. He has extensive experience and contributions in software development in cloud, wireless technologies, edge computing and platform software. His research interests are Network Function Virtualization, Cloud and edge computing and Machine Learning. Shamik has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur.