Xi He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. Her research interests span the areas of privacy and security for big-data management and analysis. She completed her Ph.D. under Dr. Ashwin Machanavajjhala in the Computer Science Department of Duke University. She also received a double degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Singapore. She has published in SIGMOD, VLDB, and CCS, and has given tutorials on privacy at VLDB 2016 and SIGMOD 2017. She received best demo award on differential privacy at VLDB 2016 and was awarded a 2017 Google Ph.D. Fellowship in Privacy and Security.