Johann Eder is full professor for Information and Communication Systems in the Department of Informatics-Systems of the Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt, Austria. From 2005-2013 he served as Vice President of the Austrian Science Funds (FWF). He held positions at the Universities of Linz, Hamburg and Vienna and was visiting scholar at AT&T Shannon Labs, NJ. Research interests of Johann Eder include business process management, interoperability and information systems for medical research. I recent projects he contributed to the establishment of an Austrian and a European infrastructure for connecting biobanks to foster medical research. Johann Eder published more than 160 papers in peer reviewed international journals and conference proceedings. He chaired resp. served in numerous program committees for international conferences and as editor and referee for international journals. In particular, he served as general chair / PC chair for CAiSE, ADBIS, BPM, CoopIS, and DAWAK conferences.