Dunja Mladenić is a researcher, project manager and head of the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at JSI. She is an active researcher in the area of machine learning, text mining and semantic Web. She graduated in Computer Science from the University of Ljubljana and continued as a PhD student focused on Artificial Intelligence. She got her MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Ljubljana in 1995 and 1998 respectively. Among others, Dunja was a long-term visitor at the School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University/USA in 1996/1977 and in 2000/2001. She is the author and editor of several books and papers on machine learning, data/text mining and semantic technologies. She has experience in coordinating EU projects and acting on management board of several EU FP5, FP6 and FP7 projects. She was a program co-chair of ECML 2007, a general chair of ECMLPKDD 2009. Dunja Mladenić is the Slovenian representative in EC Enwise STRATA ETAN Expert Group, she serves as project evaluator and reviewer for various EC programmes.