Grigory Yaroslavtsev is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Indiana University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Statistics. He is the founding director of the Center for Algorithms and Machine Learning at IU. Previously Grigory held a visiting position at the Alan Turing Institute (London, UK) and postdoctoral fellowships at the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania and at Brown University, ICERM. Grigory received his Ph.D. in theoretical computer science in 2014 from Penn State. He works on foundational questions in scalable algorithms for machine learning, data science and private data release. His work is supported by NSF CRII Award and Facebook Faculty Research Award.