Roughgarden is a professor of computer science and, by courtesy, management science and engineering at Stanford University. He joined the Stanford faculty in 2004, following a Ph.D. at Cornell University and a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include the many connections between computer science and economics as well as the design, analysis, applications and limitations of algorithms. He has received the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award, the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the Kalai Prize in Computer Science and Game Theory, the Social Choice and Welfare Prize, the Mathematical Programming Society’s Tucker Prize, and the EATCS-SIGACT Gödel Prize. His books include Twenty Lectures on Algorithmic Game Theory (2016) and Algorithms Illuminated (2017).