Victor Bahl is research manager and principal researcher for Microsoft’s Mobility & Networking Research (MNR) Group. MNR’s mission is to invent and research technologies that make Microsoft’s networks, services, and devices indispensable to the world. The group focuses on basic and applied research in all areas related to networked systems and mobile computing; with emphasis on interdisciplinary research. Researchers collaborate to work on hard problems, build proof-of-concept systems, engage with academia, publish scientific papers, publish software for the research community, and transfer cutting-edge technologies to Microsoft’s product divisions. Bahl helps to shape Microsoft’s long-term vision related to networking technologies through research and associated policy engagement with governments and research institutions around the world. His personal research spans a variety of topics in mobile computing with a global perspective.