Professor Yannis Theodoridis (PhD, 1996) is faculty member with the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus, Director of the Data Science Lab., member of the Scientific Council at IMSI / ‘Athena’ Research Centre. His research interests include Data Science (management & analytics) for mobility data. He is member of the editorial board of ACM Computing Surveys (since 2016) and Int'l Journal on Data Warehousing and Mining (since 2005), and life-long member of the Symposium on Spatial and Temporal Databases - SSTD endowment (since 2010). Since 2001, he has acted as project coordinator or scientific / technical manager for a number of EU-funded research projects under FP6, FP7 and H2020 framework programmes. He has served as general co-chair for SSTD'03, ECML/PKDD'11 and PCI'12, PC vice-chair for IEEE ICDM'08, and PC member for numerous conferences (SIGMOD, PODS, ICDE, KDD, ICDM, etc.). He has co-authored three monographs and more than 100 refereed articles in scientific journals and conferences, having received more than 9,000 (2,600) citations so far, according to Google Scholar (SCOPUS, resp.).