Enrico Gobbetti is the director of Visual and Data-intensive Computing (ViDiC) at the Center for Advanced Studies, Research, and Development in Sardinia (CRS4), Italy. He holds an Engineering degree (1989) and a Ph.D. degree (1993) in Computer Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), as well as Full Professor Habilitations in Computer Science and Information Processing from the Italian Ministry of University and Research. Prior to joining CRS4, he held research and/or teaching positions at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore MD, USA, and the Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences (NASA/CESDIS), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt MD, USA. At CRS4, Enrico develops and manages a research program in visual and data-intensive computing supported through institutional, industrial and government grants, including many national and international projects. His research spans many areas of visual and data-intensive computing and is widely published in major journals and conferences. The primary focus is the creation of innovative solutions for the acquisition, creation, processing, distribution and exploration of complex and/or massive datasets and real-world objects and environments. He regularly serves the scientific community through participation in editorial boards, conference committees, working groups and steering boards, as well as through the organization and chairing of conferences. He is a Fellow of Eurographics.