Stéphane Bressan is Associate Professor in the Computer Science department of the School of Computing (SoC) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) . He joined the National University of Singapore in 1998. He is also adjunct Associate Professor at Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) since 2004 . He graduated in 1987 with a degree in Computer Science, Electronics and Process Automation from the Ecole Universitaire D'Ingénieurs de Lille (France) and received his Master and his Ph.D. in Computer Science in 1988 and 1992, respectively, from the Laboratoire D'informatique Fondamentale of the University of Lille . In 1990, Stéphane joined the European Computer-industry Research Centre (ECRC) of Bull, ICL, and Siemens in Munich ( Germany ). From 1996 to 1998, he was research associate at the Sloan School of Management of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Stéphane's research interest is the integration and management of information from heterogeneous, distributed and autonomous information sources . In his current projects he investigates the integration and privacy preservation of information in Web2.0 applications, and the integration and management of business process definitions. Stéphane is author and co-author of more than 100 papers. His results have been published and presented at various occasions including the 1995 G7 summit on the Information Society, the 1995, 1997 and 2000 ACM-SIGMOD conference on the management of data, the 1996, 2000 and 2008 conference on Extending DataBase Technology, the 2002 ICDE international conference on data engineering and the 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2007 DEXA conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications. Stéphane contributes to the dissemination of results in and outside his research community in participating in the organization of international conferences, workshops, and in contributing to the editorial boards of journals. He is member of program and editorial committees of several conferences and journals including the 2002 ACM SIGMOD conference on the management of data, the 2003 and 2008 ICDT international conference on database theory and the 2004 VLDB international conference on very large databases. He has been the program committee chair of the 1999 to 2005 iiWAS international conferences, of the 2006 DEXA international conference and co-general chair of the 2005 VLDB XSym symposium. He has been solicited to act as an external reviewer for numerous journals, conferences, and workshops. Stéphane is member of the XML working group of the Singapore Information Technology Standards Committee (ITSC) and advisory member of the executive committee of the XML user group of Singapore (XMLone). He is also co-founder of Geofoto Pte Ltd and was adviser to the founders of Netxylem Pte Ltd.