Dr. Souhaib Ben Taieb is a Lecturer in Business Analytics and Data Science at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He received an M.Sc and a Ph.D. in Computer Science (Machine learning) from the Free University of Brussels in Belgium. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in the Spatio-Temporal and Data Science Group at KAUST in Saudi Arabia. Dr Ben Taieb has received multiple awards including the Solvay Awards 2015 for the best PhD thesis, the Best Contributed Submission at the Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS) 2014, the IEEE Power & Energy Society Award for ranking among the top five teams in the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2012, and a Research fellow grant from the Belgian National Science Foundation (FRS-FNRS). His main research interests include machine learning, large scale time series modeling and forecasting, and smart grid analytics.