Vana Kalogeraki is a Professor and Chair at the Department of Informatics and a Director of the Computer Systems and Communications Laboratory at Athens University of Economics and Business. Previously she has held positions as an Associate and Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Riverside and as a Research Scientist at Hewlett-Packard Labs in Palo Alto, CA. She received her PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prof. Vana Kalogeraki has been working in the field of distributed and real-time systems, big data systems, stream processing systems, participatory sensing systems, peer-to-peer systems, crowdsourcing, mobility, resource management and fault-tolerance for over 20 years and has authored and co-authored over 200 papers in journals and conferences proceedings, including co-authoring the OMG CORBA Dynamic Scheduling Standard. Prof. Kalogeraki was invited to give keynote talks at PerFoT2018, MoVid2015, DNCMS 2012, SN2AE 2012, PETRA 2011, DBISP2P 2006 and MLSN 2006 in the areas of IoT, participatory sensing systems and sensor network middleware and delivered tutorials and seminars on peer-to-peer computing. She has served as the General co-Chair of MDM 2021, the General co-Chair of SEUS 2009, WPDRTS 2006 and as a Program co-Chair of ACSOS 2021, DASFAA 2021, Middleware 2019, MDM 2017, DEBS 2016, MDM 2011, ISORC 2009, ISORC 2007, ICPS 2005, WPDRTS 2005 and DBISP2P 2003, a Tutorial Chair for IEEE ICDE 2020, ACM DEBS 2015, a Workshops Chair for IEEE SRDS 2015, a Demo Chair for IEEE MDM 2012, a Poster Chair for GEC2021, in addition to other roles such as Area Chair (IEEE ICDCS 2016, 2012) and as program committee member on over 200 conferences. She was also awarded an ERC Starting Independent Researcher Award, a Marie Curie Fellowship, three best paper awards at the 11th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-Based Systems (DEBS 2017), 24th IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS 2009) and the 9th IEEE Annual International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT 2008), a best technical paper award at ACM PETRA 2018, a Best Student Paper Award at the 11th IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT 2011), an IBM best student paper award runner up at MDM 2014, a UC Regents Fellowship Award, UC Academic Senate Research Awards and a research award from HP Labs. She has also received an Award for Excellence in Teaching for the academic year 2018-2019 from the Department of Computer Science, Athens University of Economics and Business. Her research has been supported by an ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, the European Union, joint EU/Greek "Aristeia" grant, a joint EU/Greek "Thalis" grant, NSF and gifts from SUN and Nokia.