Dejan is a distinguished technologist and director at Hewlett Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA [1998-present]. Previously, he worked in the OSF Research Institute, Cambridge, MA [1994-1998] and Institute “Mihajlo Pupin”, Belgrade, Serbia [1983-1991]. He received his PhD from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany (1993); and his MSc/BSc from Belgrade University, Serbia (1983/86). His research interests include systems software, distributed computing, systems management, and HPC. Dejan has over 200 papers, 2 books and 61 allowed/granted patents. Dejan is an IEEE Fellow (2010), ACM Distinguished Engineer (2008), and HKN and USENIX member. Dejan was on 8 PhD thesis committees and he taught a Cloud Management course in San Jose State University. He mentored over 50 interns. Dejan was president of the IEEE Computer Society (2014). Dejan was editor-in-chief of IEEE Computing Now (2008-2012) and Distributed Systems Online (2008-2009) and he has served on many editorial boards and TPCs.