Sasu Tarkoma is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Helsinki, and Head of the Department of Computer Science. He is also affiliated with the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT. He has authored 4 textbooks and has published over 160 scientific articles. His research interests are Internet technology, distributed systems, data analytics, and mobile and ubiquitous computing. He is a member of the Finnish Union of University Professors, Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Professional Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He has managed and participated in national and international research projects at the University of Helsinki, Aalto University, and Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT). He has seven granted US Patents. His research has received several Best Paper awards and mentions, for example at IEEE PerCom, ACM CCR, and ACM OSR. He is a member of the editorial board of the Computer Networks Journal and member of organizing and scientific committees of many international conferences.