Pramod Bhatotia is a Full Professor (W3) and Head of the Chair of Distributed Systems and Operating Systems in the Department of Computer Science as part of the School of Computation, Information and Technology (CIT) at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).Before moving to TUM, he was an Associate Professor in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh (UoE), where he currently holds an Honorary Full Professor position. Bhatotia graduated with a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS). He also actively worked in several industrial research labs, most recently as the (Founding) Technical Director of the Huawei Dresden Research Center. Previously, he worked with Microsoft Research, IBM Research, Yahoo! Research, Adobe Systems, and Bell Labs.