Onno J. Boxma holds the chair of Stochastic Operations Research in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science in Eindhoven University of Technology. His main research interests are in queueing theory and its applications to the performance analysis of computer-, communication- and production systems. During 1999-2004 he was Area Editor for Operations Research Letters, since 2004 being Advisory Editor; and during 2004-2009 he was editor-in-Chief of Queueing Systems, since 2010 being Advisory Editor. Since 2011 he is one of the Coordinating Editors of the Applied Probability journals. In the period 2005-2011 he was scientific director of Eurandom. Onno Boxma is member of IFIP WG7.3, and honorary professor in Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (2008-2010 and 2011-2013). In June 2009 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa. He is the recipient of the 2011 ACM SIGMETRICS Achievement Award.