Ihab Ilyas is a professor in the Cheriton School of Computer Science and the NSERC-Thomson Reuters Research Chair on data quality at the University of Waterloo. His main research focuses on the areas of big data and database systems, with special interest in data quality and integration, managing uncertain data, machine learning for data curation, and information extraction. Ihab is a co-founder of Tamr, a startup focusing on large-scale data integration, and the co-founder of inductiv (acquired byApple), a Waterloo-based startup on using AI for structured data cleaning. He is a fellow of the ACM, and a recipient of the Ontario Early Researcher Award, a Cheriton Faculty Fellowship, an NSERC Discovery Accelerator Award, and a Google Faculty Awad. Ihab is an elected member of the VLDB Endowment board of trustees (2016-2021), elected SIGMOD vice chair (2016-2021), an associate editor of the ACM Transactions of Database Systems (2014-2020), and an associate editor of Foundations of Database Systems. He holds a PhD in computer science from Purdue University, West Lafayette.