Mr. Kumar is Founder and CTO of Applied Technology Solutions, Inc. (ApTSi). An industry thought leader in numerus areas (Security, IOT, SOA, Enterprise Architecture, etc.), his accomplishments include co-chairing the SOA Reference Architecture project and co-authoring the “Protection and Privacy of Information Assets in the Cloud” chapter of “Auditing Cloud Computing: A Security and Privacy Guide”. He has led numerous security initiatives involving PCI remediation, defining the security architecture and IOT platforms at card networks, banks and Fortune 500 organizations. His passions include Computing Architecture, Robotics, Precision Medicine and Field Biology.