Prof. Robert Grossman is the Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO) of the Biological Sciences Division, the Director of the Center for Data Intensive Science, and the Frederick H. Rawson Professor of Medicine and Computer Science at the University of Chicago. He the principal investigator for the National Cancer Institute Genomic Data Commons (GDC), a next-generation platform for the cancer research community that manages, analyzes, integrates, and shares large-scale genomic data in support of precision medicine. His research group focuses on data science, data intensive computing, bioinformatics and related research areas. He is the Founder and Chief Data Scientist of Open Data Group, which specializes in building predictive models over big data. He is also the Director of the not-for-profit Open Commons Consortium that develops and operates data commons and data clouds to support research in science, medicine, health care, and the environment.