Dr. Bondi joined the Software Engineering Department at Siemens Corporate Research, Inc. in October 2003. Prior to that, he was Director, System Performance, at Leapstone Systems, Inc. Dr. Bondi has many years of experience in performance consulting, much of it gained at AT&T Labs and Bell Labs. Before joining Bell Labs, he was an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he taught courses in system performance analysis, simulation, and operating systems design. Dr. Bondi received his Ph.D. in computer science from Purdue University and an M.Sc. in statistics from University College London.