Andrés Monroy-Hernández is a researcher in FUSE Labs at Microsoft Research and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington. His work focuses on the design and study of social computing systems for collaborative creativity and collective action. He was named one of the TR35 Innovators by the MIT Technology Review in Spanish, one of CNET’s influential Latinos in Tech, and one of Boston’s Emerging Leaders by the Boston Business Journal. His research has received best paper awards at the Computer-Human Interaction (CHI), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), and International Weblog and Social Media conferences (IWSM) conferences; recognized at Ars Electronica; and featured in The New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, and Wired. He holds a BS from Tec de Monterrey and a PhD from the MIT Media Lab.