Shivakumar Mathapathi is the Co-Founder and CTO of Dew Mobility. He is the Team Lead for Global City team challenges hosted by National Institute of Standards & Technology. Shivakumar has over 25 years of experience in product development, design and faculty. Mathapathi is a seasoned technologist, entrepreneur, instructor and practitioner on the Internet of Things (IoT) with extensive experience as lead faculty, lab-practice and mentorship in executing smart city, smart agriculture, assisted living and other IoT related projects. He has designed study programs and academic syllabus for The IoT course, a Masters curriculum (4 units) taught at Santa Clara University and California Polytechnic State University. He led capstone design project at Cal Poly (part of California Stata University) to design and develop IoT cloud platform needed for smart city.