Vincent Gramoli is an Associate Professor at the University of Sydney and a Senior Researcher at the Commonwealth Science Industry Research Organisation (CSIRO). He leads the Concurrent Systems Research Group that focuses on advancing research in distributed systems. He is the founder and CEO of Red Belly Blockchain. Prior to this, he was affiliated with INRIA, Cornell University and EPFL. Vincent received his PhD from Université de Rennes and his Habilitation from UPMC Sorbonne University. He is the Chair of the Blockchain Technical Committee at the Australian Computer Society and a Future Fellow of the Australian Research Council.