Kevin Schneider is Interim Associate Vice-President Research, Professor of Computer Science, and Director of the Software Research Lab at the University of Saskatchewan. Kevin is former Head of the Department of Computer Science, former Vice-Dean Science for the College of Arts and Science and was Acting Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice-President Information Technology in 2011-2012. His research investigates models, notations and techniques that are designed to assist software project teams develop and evolve large, interactive and usable systems. He is particularly interested in approaches that automate software development activities and encourage team creativity and collaboration. Recently, he has been investigating approaches to address the challenges of big data and developing techniques to drive big data usage in a variety of domains, including: software development, food security and water security. Kevin is an elected member of the International Federation for Information Processing working group 2.7/13.4 on user interface engineering and past Prairie representative for the Canadian Association of Computer Science.