I'll discuss some of our current work in progress around the general theme of cloud pricing. Depending on time and interest, projects include cost sharing mechanisms, online algorithms, scoring rules for predicted future usage, and effective bandwidth.
Ian Kash is a researcher in the Networks, Economics, and Algorithms group at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK. Previously he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Research on Computation and Society at Harvard University advised by David Parkes. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University, where he was advised by Eric Friedman and Joe Halpern.