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 60 scientific papers (incl. 14 journal articles) about cloud and grid computing, particularly from the field of virtual appliance delivery in IaaS clouds.