Antonio Vallecillo is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Málaga. His research interests include Model-based Software Engineering, Open Distributed Processing, and Software Quality. Between 1986 and 1995 he was in the Computer Industry, working for Fujitsu and for ICL. In 1996 he joined the University of Málaga, where he currently conducts research on Software Systems Modeling and Analysis. He is involved in several standardization activities within AENOR, ISO, ITU-T and the OMG, and is the Spanish representative at IFIP TC2 and ISO SC7, being co-editor of ISO/IEC 19793 (UML4ODP) and of the revised version of RM-ODP (ISO/IEC 10746-2/3). He has organized several international conferences, including ECOOP 2002, TOOLS 2010, MODELS 2013 and ECOOP 2017, and has served as PC Chair for international conferences such as ICMT, TOOLS, ECMFA, QoSA and ICSOC. He is in the editorial board for the Sosym and JOT journals. Further information about his publications, research projects and activities can be found at http://www.lcc.uma.es/~av.