Eleni Drinea received a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Patras, Greece. She obtained her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University. She then joined the School of Computer and Communication Sciences at EPFL, Switzerland, as a research associate. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Discipline of Computer Science and in the Discipline of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University. She also serves as the Director of the Master program in Data Science at Columbia University.