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TR35 - Hossein Rahnama

Founder and CEO

Dr. Hossein Rahnama is the Founder and CEO of Flybits and the Director of Research and Innovation at Ryerson Digital Media Zone. His current work is focused on Context Aware Computing, Mobile Sensing and Opportunistic Social Networks. He is the author of several publications and patents in Ubiquitous Computing. He believes that Context Aware Computing can play a key role in connecting people and places to possibilities and as a result transforming societies in substantial and positive ways. Hossein is appointed as an ambassador for Privacy by Design by the Ontario High Commissioner for Information and Privacy for his work on privacy Rule Engines in wireless systems.