Dr. Mahmoud Elkhodr is an internationally established scholar in the areas of the Internet of Things, Blockchain technologies, e-health, Cyber Security and Privacy. Mahmoud received his PhD, his Master of Science (Honors) and Master of ICT degrees from Western Sydney University. He has published several refereed articles and edited several books on Future Networks to date. Among his previous positions are the Academic Director of Victoria University Sydney campus and the IT Manager of MTN Telecom Ghana. He is currently a Lecturer with the School of Technology and Engineering at Central Queensland University.