André B. Bondi is a highly experienced software performance engineer. He founded Software Performance and Scalability Consulting LLC early in 2016. He has recently spent a semester as a visiting professor at the University of L'Aquila in Italy. He spent many years at Siemens Corp., Corporate Technologies in Princeton, New Jersey, and at AT&T Labs and its predecessor, AT&T Bell Labs in Middletown and Holmdel, New Jersey, respectively. He has also held senior performance positions at two startups. In November 2016, Dr. Bondi received the A. A. Michelson Award from the Computer Measurement Group for sustained and valuable contributions to his profession. In addition to holding a doctorate in computer science from Purdue University and an M.Sc. from University College London, Dr. Bondi is a Certified Scrum Master.