Anant Jhingran

Dr. Anant Jhingran joined Apigee from IBM where he was VP and CTO for IBM's Information Management Division and Co-Chair of IBM wide Cloud Computing Architecture Board. He was responsible for the technical strategy for databases, information integration, analytics, Big Data, and helped deliver IBM's PaaS capabilities. He has received several awards including IBM Fellow, and has authored over a dozen patents, over 20 technical papers, including frequent keynotes in industry and academic conferences.

Six API predictions for 2012

In the year to come, APIs will continue to transform into core business tools.

Among the key API trends to watch in 2012: enterprise APIs will go mainstream, data-centric APIs will become common, and APIs will need to be optimized for mobile apps and developers.