Ian Taylor is a Reader Cardiff University. He has a strong track record specialising in the workflow and data distribution areas, with application in audio, astrophysics and healthcare. Ian wrote a 2nd edition professional distributed computing book (sold 2000+) and was lead editor for “Workflows for eScience”. Ian has guest edited for the Journal of Grid Computing and co-chaired the OGF Workflow Management Research Group. He has published 110 papers.