Shlomi Dolev received his DSc in Computer Science in 1992 from the Technion. He is the founder and the first department head of the Computer Science Department at Ben-Gurion University, established in 2000. Shlomi is the author of a book entitled Self-Stabilization published by MIT Press in 2000. His publications includes more than three hundred publications. He served in more than a hundred program committees, chairing several including the two leading conferences in distributed computing, DISC 2006, and PODC 2014. Prof. Dolev is the head of the Frankel Center for Computer Science and holds the Ben-Gurion university Rita Altura trust chair in Computer Sciences. From 2011 to 2014, Prof. Dolev served as the Dean of the Natural Sciences Faculty at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. From 2010 to 2016, he has served as Head of the Inter University Computation Center of Israel. He is a co-founder, board member and CSO of Secret Double Octopus Ltd. 2015. Shlomi currently serves as the steering committee head of the Computer Science discipline of the Israeli ministry of education.