Jerry Baulier is the Vice President of IOT R&D, who joined SAS in early 2010 to lead & champion the build-out of event stream processing (also known as Complex Event Processing, CEP, and ESP). He recently was also given R&D responsibility for the Internet of Things. ESP brings SAS analytics & learning models into the stream on premise, in the cloud, and at the edge (for IOT). Prior to joining SAS, Jerry was the CTO and VP of R&D at Aleri for 7 years where they built the Aleri CEP (now owned by SAP) and solutions utilizing it for capital markets. Previously, Jerry was an Executive Vice President of Technology & Engineering at Required Technologies, where he led the technical efforts to productize a next generation columnar-based analytical data warehouse. He also spent 14 years at Lucent Technologies (formerly AT&T), where he was a Director in the Information Sciences Research Center of Bell Laboratories, as well as the Managing Director for Lucent’s Software Products BU’s Joint Development & Delivery Center. At Bell Labs, Jerry focused on real-time information systems including real-time persistent storage managers and real-time event processing engines. Jerry’s work on event stream processing has resulted in 15 awarded patents and half a dozen pending patents. He has a graduate degree in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts.