Dr. Nawaz Mohamudally graduated in telecommunications from the University of Science and Technology of Lille I in France. He is presently an Associate Professor at the University of Technology, Mauritius, where he has occupied the posts of Head of School of Business Informatics and Software Engineering and recently the Chairman of the Research Degrees Committee. He was formerly the Chairman of the Internet Management Committee at the national level and a member of the Mauritius Academy of Science and Technology. He is an academic researcher and practitioner in the fields of pervasive computing and data science. His latest ongoing research and development work with the industry is on customers behaviors insights. He is the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution in Education award from Stars of The Industry-Indo-African Forum and Best Professor in Industrial Systems Engineering from Africa Leadership Awards.