Jorge Quiané is Principal Researcher at the DIMA group (TU Berlin) and one of the two Scientific Coordinators of the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD). He is also scientific advisor at the IAM group (DFKI). Earlier in his career, he was Senior Scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) and Research Associate at Saarland University. Jorge’s research interests include cross-platform data analytics, big data management, and system architectures. He has published numerous research papers on query and data processing as well as as on novel system architectures. He also holds 5 patents. He did his Ph.D. in Computer Science at INRIA and University of Nantes, France. He received a M.Sc. in Computer Science with specialty in Networks and Distributed Systems from Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France. He also obtained, with highest honors, a M.Sc. in Computer Science from the National Polytechnic Institute, Mexico.