Bianca Zadrozny is a research manager at IBM Research Brazil, leading the Natural Resources Analytics group. The group’s mission is to conduct research projects in data-driven analytics for decision making in the areas of oil&gas and mining, with a great focus in developing new machine learning workflows to aid geoscientists in the discovery of natural resources. Bianca got her PhD in Computer Science from University of California, San Diego in 2003. After that, she has worked as a researcher at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York and as a professor at Federal Fluminense University, Brasil. In 2011, she joined IBM Research Brazil. Bianca is an active researcher in the machine learning and data mining communities, having published more than 40 papers in these areas. She has served in the editorial board of the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR) and the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DMKD) journal and also in the program committees of conferences such as ICML, KDD, ECML, SDM and SBBD.