Ábel Hegedüs has a PhD in Software Engineering and an MSc in Computer Engineering from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. He is experienced in the application of model-driven engineering in complex, reactive and event-driven applications. He is a core developer and co-lead of the VIATRA project. He has participated in multiple industrial and EU FP7 research projects. He is the co-author of many conference and journal papers and presented at various venues (MODELS, SEFM, VL/HCC, ECMFA). He also won an ACM Distinguished Paper Award in 2011.