Leonard J. Schulman received the B.Sc. in Mathematics in 1988 and the Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics in 1992, both from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Since 2000 he has been on the faculty of the California Institute of Technology. He has also held appointments at UC Berkeley, the Weizmann Institute of Science, and the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the director of the Caltech Center for the Mathematics of Information, is on the faculty of the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, and serves as Editor-in-Chief of the SIAM Journal on Computing. His research is in several overlapping areas: algorithms and communication protocols; combinatorics and probability; coding and information theory; quantum computation. Honors include: MIT Bucsela Prize ('88), NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship ('92), NSF CAREER ('99), IEEE Schelkunoff Prize ('04), ACM Notable Paper ('12), UAI Best Paper Award ('16).