Prof. Dr. Wil van der Aalst
Wil van der Aalst is an Alexander-von-Humboldt professor at RWTH Aachen University, leading the Process and Data Science (PADS) group, and also the Chief Scientist at Celonis. He is better known as the “Godfather of Process Mining” and one of the most cited computer scientists in the world (top-10 worldwide, according to research.com). Van der Aalst has published over 275 journal papers, 20 books, 630 refereed conference/workshop publications, and 85 book chapters. Van der Aalst is an IFIP Fellow, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, and is considered to be one of the leading experts in process mining, business process management, and workflow automation.