Dr Krzysztof Kurowski is the Technical Director of Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center (PSNC), Polish NREN PIONIER operator. He holds the PhD degree with habilitation in Computer Science and graduated from Poznan University of Technology. Since 2008 he has been leading Applications Department at PSNC. He has been actively involved in many R&D projects related to Information and Communication technologies at the national, European and international levels, including projects related to the development of OER and MOOC services and platforms. He was a research visitor at University of Queensland, Argonne National Lab and University of Southern California. His research activities have been focused on the advanced parallel simulations, scheduling and resource management in networked and distributed computing environments. He is also a member of many Editorial and Scientific Boards and participated in many international conferences.