Jan Hajič is a full professor of Computational Linguistics and a deputy director of the Institute of Formal and Applied Linguistics at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. He also holds a director position of a Language Technology Infrastructure LINDAT/CLARIN in the Czech Republic, which is part of the EU Clarin network. His work experience includes industrial research (IBM Research, NY, USA) and academia (at home and at Johns Hopkins University). He has published more than 180 papers, and a book on computational morphology. He has been the PI or Co-PI of numerous international research projects, including an NSF large ITR project “Malach” and an NSF PIRE project on semantics and machine translation. Since March 2016, he holds an adjunct professor position at the University of Colorado Boulder, working with Martha Palmer. He is also the chair of the executive board of META-NET, the European language technology network.