Leana Golubchik is the Stephen and Etta Varra Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science at USC. She also serves as the Director of the Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) program. Prior to that, she was on the faculty at the University of Maryland and Columbia University. Leana received her Ph.D. from UCLA. Her research interests are broadly in the design and evaluation of large scale distributed systems, including deep learning systems, hybrid clouds and data centers, and their applications in machine learning and data analytics as well as privacy and security. Leana is the Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems. She is the recipient of the IBM Faculty Award, the NSF CAREER Award, the Okawa Foundation Award, the WTS-LA Diversity Leadership Award, the USC Remarkable Women Award, and the USC Mellon Culture of Mentoring Award. She is a Fellow of AAAS.