Inderjit Dhillon is currently an Amazon Fellow at A9, who works on machine/deep learning to solve various customer problems in search. He is on leave from UT Austin, where he is the Gottesman Family Centennial Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics. His main research interests are in machine learning, big data, network analysis, linear algebra and optimization. He received his B.Tech. degree from IIT Bombay, and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley. Inderjit has received several awards, including the ICES Distinguished Research Award, the SIAM Outstanding Paper Prize, the Moncrief Grand Challenge Award, the SIAM Linear Algebra Prize, the University Research Excellence Award, and the NSF Career Award. He has published over 175 journal and conference papers, and has served extensively on the program committees of conferences and editorial boards of journals. Inderjit is a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).