Internet2 (United States)
Florence Hudson is a mechanical and aerospace engineer by training having worked at Grumman, NASA, HP and IBM. In her 33 years at IBM she created engineering/scientific solutions, as well as smart cities, grid, buildings, water management, Internet of Things, hardware, software, services, financing, channels and partnership strategies. She leads Internet2’s Collaborative Innovation Program including Internet of Things, Distributed Big Data and Analytics, and End-to-End Trust and Security Innovation Working Groups with universities, industry, national labs, agencies and network partners. She is also a leader in the development of Internet2's healthcare and life sciences strategy, and in researcher / science engagement and support.