Venkata Satagopam is a Senior Research Scientist and Deputy Head of Bioinformatics core facility, LCSB, University of Luxembourg; Technical Coordinator (TeC) of ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node and CTO & Co-founder ITTM S.A. Luxembourg. Before joining LCSB, between 2004-2012 he worked as a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist at the EMBL, Heidelberg. Before EMBL he worked as a Bioinformatics Scientist at LION bioscience AG, Heidelberg. He is having 20 year of working experience in various bioinformatics fields including Data Integration and Knowledge Management; Clinical and Translational Data Curation, Harmonisation, Integration and Analysis; Dynamic Visual Analytics; Text-mining; Deep learning and advanced machine learning technologies and has published 60 publications. He obtained his PhD from Technical University Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany in the field of Bioinformatics. He is an associate editor of Frontiers in Systems Biology, co-chair of ISCB Education Committee involved in the organisation of several conferences, workshops, code/data hackathons.