Stefan Raab joined Cisco Systems in January 2001 from Nextel Communications as a technical leader and deployment engineer for the IP Mobility group, IOS Technologies Division (ITD). He has over nine years of experience with IP mobility deployments and is an expert on real-life applications for the technology. Since joining Cisco, Mr. Raab has focused on bringing his real-world experience to the software engineering process and relating advanced technologies to customers. Presently, he is working with advanced mobility technologies, including Mobile IPv6, Ad Hoc Networking, and Mobile IPv4 optimizations. He is coinventor of numerous patents submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Raab holds his B.S. degree in computer science from the College of William and Mary. He currently resides in South Riding, Virginia, with his wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Katrina. He has innumerable hobbies, ranging from woodworking and photography to training for and competing in triathlons.
Madhavi W.Chandra joined Cisco Systems in May 2000 from the National Institute of Standards and Technology as a software engineer for the IP Mobility group, IOS Technologies Division (ITD). She holds a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering from the University of Miami, and master's and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from Johns Hopkins University. Madhavi is instrumental in designing advanced technologies in IOS mobility involving features for Mobile IP and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, in which she is one of the lead architects. Madhavi has various publications, including technical IEEE journal papers, IEEE conference papers, white papers, Internet drafts, and RFCs. She is coinventor of numerous patents submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Above all, Madhavi feels blessed to have a loving and spirited brother, Manoj, and a supportive family. She resides in Cary, North Carolina, with her husband, Sanjai, and son, Kaveen. One of the driving sayings in her life is, "It is nice to be important, but it is far more important to be nice and maintain your integrity."