VP Solutions Management, NextLabs, Inc. E.K. is the VP of Solution Management at NextLabs. He is responsible for NextLabs’ industry-focused solution offerings and works closely with industry experts and customers to leverage NextLabs products to address problems such as export control compliance and secure supply chain collaboration. E.K. holds Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees with Highest Honors in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He holds three patents on internet media update, authentication and security technologies.