Yoav Tock is a research staff member at IBM Research – Haifa, where he is working in the area of scalable and highly available distributed middleware. He holds a B.Sc. (cum laude), M.Sc., and Ph.D. from the Electrical Engineering faculty of the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology, from 1994, 1999, and 2003, respectively. Dr. Tock has been working as a research staff member in IBM Research – Haifa since 2003 and has years of professional experience in distributed software systems research, design, and development.
Dr. Tock's research interests include: Distributed computing; Peer-to-peer systems; Overlay networks; Messaging; Internet-of-Things (IoT); Cloud computing.