Larry Dennison is Director of Network Research at NVIDIA. Prior to NVIDIA, he worked on software systems such as high-performance distributed applications, database scaling for the cloud and software-defined networking. He co-founded Avici Systems, where he also architected and led the development of the ASIC chipset for the Avici Terabit Router which utilized a 3-D toroidal network. At BBN, Dr. Dennison was the principal investigator for MicroPathfinder, a wearable computer that connected to other wearables over a very low power RF network. Dr. Dennison holds Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.