Idit Keidar is the Lord Leonard Wolfson Professor at the Viterbi Department of Electrical Engineering at the Technion. She received her BSc (summa cum laude), MSc (summa cum laude) and PhD at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Prof. Keidar is a renowned expert in distributed computing and concurrency. She has published over 100 papers in competitive peer-reviewed journals and conferences, which were cited 5300+ times; she served as program chair and steering committee member in a number of leading conferences.