Gabor Kecskemeti (PhD, University of Westminster, 2011) is a lecturer at Liverpool John Moores University, Department of Computer Science. In 2013, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Distributed and Parallel Systems group at University of Innsbruck, Austria. He has got involved in several successful grid and service oriented research projects (e.g., ePerSpace, EDGeS, S- Cube). He was coordinating the Cloud Computing research group of the MTA SZTAKI LPDS in 2011-2012. He was member or chair of the program committees for several European conferences (CloudCom14, CLOSER12-15, ECCS11, PDP11) and workshops (FedICI13-14, CLOUSO13, PDP VDS08-11, PDP CCISA12-14). He was guest editor at Journal of Grid Computing for a special issue on Cloud federations (vol 12, issue 1). He has published over 50 scientific papers (incl. 9 journal articles) about cloud and grid computing, particularly from the field of virtual appliance delivery in IaaS clouds.