Marek T. Michalewicz is the Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modeling (ICM), University of Warsaw, Poland. Until September 2016 he was the Chief Executive Officer of A*STAR Computational Resource Centre (A*CRC) in Singapore. He holds a PhD degree in Theoretical Physics from the Institute of Advanced Studies, Australian National University. He is a computational scientist, entrepreneur and inventor. He founded Quantum Precision Instruments in Australia and subsequently Quantum Precision Instruments Asia Private Limited (Singapore) and Quantum Precision Instruments (U.S.). While at A*CRC, Michalewicz led the InfiniCortex project to create a global InfiniBand fabric connecting supercomputers across continents. He established an annual “Supercomputing Frontiers” series of conferences in Singapore in 2015. From 2009-2015, he was deeply involved in activities leading towards the creation of the National Supercomputer Centre in Singapore.