Phillip B. Gibbons is a Principal Research Scientist at Intel Labs (2001-present) and Principal Investigator for the Intel Science and Technology Center for Cloud Computing (2011-present). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1989. He joined Intel Labs (called Intel Research at the time) after 11 years at (AT&T and Lucent) Bell Laboratories. Gibbons is an Adjunct (Full) Professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University. His research areas include parallel computing, databases, big data, cloud computing, sensor networks, distributed systems and computer architecture. Gibbons’ publications span theory and systems, across a broad range of computer science (e.g., papers in ASPLOS, CCS, CIDR, EuroSys, ICDM, JFP, MICRO, NIPS, PACT, PLDI, PODC, PPoPP, SIGMOD, SPAA, ToN and VLDBJ in 2010-2013).