Markus Strohmaier is an active member of the ICWSM community and a co-author of five ICWSM papers over the years, including the Best Paper in 2014. He is a Full Professor of Web-Science at the Faculty of Computer Science at University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany), Scientific Director of the Computational Social Science department at GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (Germany), and a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Stanford University's Media-X program (since 2010). His main research interests include Web-Science, Computational Social Science, Social and Semantic Computing, Networks and Data Mining. Markus has repeatedly published in top-tier conferences and high impact journals including the International World Wide Web (WWW) conference, the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), IEEE Intelligent Systems, as well as the ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), and the Information Processing and Management Journal. He has served as the General PC chair for the 23rd ACM Hypertext and Social Media 2012 conference and as the PC co-chair for the ACM Web-Science conference 2014.