Wilfried Lemahieu is a professor at KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business, where he also holds the position of Dean. His teaching includes database management, enterprise information management, and management informatics. His research focuses on big data storage and integration, data quality, business process management, and service-oriented architectures. In this context, he collaborates extensively with a variety of industry partners, both local and international. His research is published in renowned journals, such as Expert Systems with Applications, International Journal of Information Management, Applied Soft Computing, and Decision Support Systems, and he is a frequent lecturer for both academic and industry audiences.