Daniel A. Reed is Vice President for Research and Economic Development, University Chair in Computational Science and Bioinformatics, and Professor of Computer Science at the University of Iowa. Previously, he was Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for Technology Policy and Extreme Computing, where he helped shape Microsoft's long-term vision for technology innovations in cloud computing and the company's associated policy engagement with governments and institutions worldwide. Dr. Reed has served as a member of the U.S. President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) and the the President’s Information Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC). He is the past chair of the Board of Directors of the Computing Research Association and currently serves on its government affairs committee. Dr. Reed is a Fellow of the ACM, the IEEE and the AAAS. He received his B.S. from the University of Missouri-Rolla and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Purdue University, all in computer science.