Kush R. Varshney is a distinguished research scientist and manager with IBM Research – T. J. Watson Research Center, where he leads the machine learning group in the Foundations of Trustworthy AI department. He was a visiting scientist at IBM Research – Africa in 2019. He is the founding co-director of the IBM Science for Social Good initiative. He applies data science and predictive analytics to human capital management, healthcare, olfaction, computational creativity, public affairs, international development and algorithmic fairness, and conducts academic research on the theory and methods of statistical signal processing and learning. He published the book ‘Trustworthy Machine Learning’ in 2022.