Andrea Passarella (PhD 2005) is a Research Director at the Institute for Informatics and Telematics (IIT) of the National Research Council of Italy (CNR). Prior to join IIT he was with the Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, UK. He has published 160+ papers on human-centric data management for self-organising networks, Online and Mobile social networks, opportunistic, ad hoc and sensor networks. He received four best paper awards, including at IFIP Networking 2011 and IEEE WoWMoM 2013. He was General Co-Chair for IEEE WoWMoM 2019 and workshops co-chair for IEEE INFOCOM 2019. He was the PC co-chair of IEEE WoWMoM 2011, Workshops co-chair of ACM MobiHoc 2015, IEEE PerCom and WoWMoM 2010, and the co-chair of several IEEE and ACM workshops. He is the founding Associate EiC of the new Elsevier journal Online Social Networks and Media (OSNEM). He is co-author of the book "Online Social Networks: Human Cognitive Constraints in Facebook and Twitter Personal Graphs" (Elsevier, 2015), and was Guest Co-Editor of the special issue Online Social Networks in Elsevier Computer Communications, and several special sections in ACM and Elsevier Journals and of the book "Multi-hop Ad hoc Networks: From Theory to Reality" (2007). He is the chair of the IFIP WG 6.3 "Performance of Communication Systems".