Shimon Schocken is IDB Professor of Information Technologies and founding dean of the Efi Arazi School of Computer Science at IDC Herzliya, a new Israeli university. Shimon Schocken graduated from Wharton School. He taught at NYU, Penn, and Harvard. He wrote some articles and books, the most recent being this one. His main passion in life is mountain biking, a subject about which he writes a blog. His personal web page is here.