Prof. Dr.-Ing. Benhard Sitohang

Bandung Institute of Technology

Benhard Sitohang is a full professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB). He is also head of the Knowledge and Software Engineering research group in ITB. He completed his PhD at Universite des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc (USTL), Database Systems/Informatics, Montpellier in France. He received his masters degree from Master on Informatics (Diplome d’etude Approfondie/DEA), Database Systems/Informatics, Universite des Sciences et Techniques du Languedoc (USTL), Montpellier – France.

His research interests include Public Query language, Syntax of query and database engine, Distributed Database System (especially in Fragmented Database Systems), and Data Warehouse & Data Mining.

Prof. Dr. A Min Tjoa

Vienna University of Technology

A Min received his PhD in Computer Science at the Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria) in 1979. He is a full professor at the Vienna University of Technology for Software Technology since 1994 after being a full professor at the University of Vienna for Information Systems (1988-1994) and Informatics (1982-1988).

He founded the research centre SBA Research together with Edgar Weippl and Markus Klemen.

A Min is General Chair of DEXA 2019, PC Chair of SOFSEM 2018, Co-Chairperson of CD-MAKE 2019. He is the Vice-President of Infoterm (International Information Center for Terminology) since 2010. Since 2008, he has been the Austrian delegate for the United Nations Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD). He was the Chairperson of UN-CSTD for the period 2018/2019, being its vice-chairperson for 2015/16, 2016/2017, 2017/2018 and for the current period 2019/2020.

He was awarded the Honorary Doctorate of the Czech Technical University in Prague and the Honorary Professorship at the University of Hue (Vietnam).

A Min’s current research addresses Linked Open Data, Privacy and Transparency, ICT for SDGs.

Prof. Hendro Wicaksono

Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

Hendro Wicaksono is a professor of Industrial Engineering, Head of Research Group INDEED (Intelligent Data Management in Industry 4.0), Jacobs University, Bremen Germany since 2018. He is also visiting professor/lecturer of TU Sofia (Bulgaria), MPEI Moscow (Russia), UNAIR, ITS, Universitas Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya (UNUSA), UIN Yogyakarta, UIN Malang, UM Malang, Unisma Malang, UNDIP, and academic leader/guest lecturer of ITB Bandung.
He completed his doctoral degree at Mechanical Engineering Karlsruher Institut fuer Technologie, Germany in 2016. He received his M.Sc. in Information and Communication Engineering, Universitaet Karlsruhe, Germany in 2016, and Bachelor of Informatics from ITB Bandung, Indonesia in 2002. 
He is the president commissioner and advisor of digital start-ups of PT Labdha Teknika Nusantara (Green Indonesia) since 2020. He is a consulting/guest expert of Kuhne+Nagel (Switzerland). He was IT consultant of EDS Itellium, a Hewlett-Packard Company from 2006-2009. He was awarded the teacher of the year Jacobs University Bremen in 2020. 
His research interests include ontologies and knowledge graph, semantic uplifting and linking, machine learning, explainable AI, data-driven simulation and optimization, and semantic enrichment of geometry data to improve visualization and interaction in VR/AR environment.

Dr. Giovanni Russello

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Giovanni Russello is an associate professor with the School of Computer Science, University of Auckland, New Zealand. He is also the head of the school. 
He received the MSc (summa cum laude) degree in computer science from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2000, and the PhD degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), in 2006. After obtaining the PhD degree, he moved to the Policy Group with the Department of Computing, Imperial College London, United Kingdom. His research interests include policy based security systems, privacy and confidentiality in cloud computing, smartphone security, access control models in general, and applied cryptography. He has published more than 60 research articles in these research areas and has two granted US Patents in smartphone security. He is an IEEE member.
He leads the SECRET Lab, where together with his group, they work on several security projects including the MBIE STRATUS project. In the past, he was founding CEO of a start-up developing secure solutions for Android.