Prof. Dr. Milan Petković is the head of the Data Science department in Philips which conducts innovation projects for Philips in the domain of machine learning, computer vision, digital signal processing, and secure data management. He is also a part-time full professor at the Eindhoven University of Technology, contributing to the Data Science Center. Among his research interests are data science, big data analytics, and information security and privacy. Prof. Petković serves as the Vice President of the Big Data Value Association (private part of the Big data cPPP), and in boards of directors of several associations and alliances. Prof. Petković is very active in the EU and Dutch national collaborative projects. He has led several big FP7 and Dutch national projects (e.g. collaboration with Australia – AU2EU) and participated in many. He advises the EC by participating in several Advisory Groups for research programs and is part of several editorial boards for data analytics journals. He has published more than 50 journal and conference papers as well as several books including a book on Security, Privacy and Trust in Modern Data Management.