Prof. Chunming Rong is the chair of IEEE CS STC on Blockchain, and served as co-chair of IEEE Blockchain in 2018. He is also chair of IEEE Cloud Computing. He works as the head of the Center for IP-based Service Innovation (CIPSI) at the University of Stavanger (UiS) and also as adjunct Senior Scientist leading Big-Data Initiative at NORCE. He is also co-founder and CTO of two start-ups bitYoga and Dataunitor in Norway, both received EU Seal of Excellence Award in 2018. He was the vice president of CSA Norway Chapter (2016-2017). His research work focuses on data science, cloud computing, security and privacy. He is an IEEE senior member and is honoured as member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) since 2011. He has extensive contact network and projects in both the industry and academic. He is also founder and Steering Chair of IEEE CloudCom conference and workshop series. He is the steering chair and associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), and co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Cloud Computing (ISSN: 2192-113X) by Springer. Prof. Rong has extensive experience in managing large-scale R&D projects funded by both industry and funding agencies, both in Norway and EU.