Elena Simperl is a professor of computer science at King’s College London and the director of research for the Open Data Institute (ODI). She is a fellow of the British Computer Society and the Royal Society of Arts, and is a Hans Fischer Senior Fellow. Elena’s work is at the intersection between AI and social computing. She features in the top 100 most influential scholars in knowledge engineering of the last decade and in the Women in AI 2000 ranking. She is also the president of the Semantic Web Sciences Association.