Mario Piattini is Professor of Computer Languages and Systems at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), where he leads the Alarcos Research Group, focusing on the quality of information systems. His areas of interest include software engineering, IT governance and audit and data engineering. He has served as director of the UCLM-Indra Software. Research and Development Center, as coordinator of the Computer Science and Technology Area of the National Evaluation and Foresight Agency (ANEP) and as head of the Instituto de Tecnologías y Sistemas de Información (ITSI), also at UCLM. Listed among the 15 Top Scholars in the Field of Systems and Software Engineering (2004-2008) and the 15 Most Active Experienced Software Engineering Researchers (2010-2017), he also holds the Aritmel Prize of the Sociedad Científica Informática de España (SCIE).