Rob Hyndman is Professor of Statistics and Head of the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University, Australia. He was Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Forecasting from 2005-2018, and is co-author of many R packages including the forecast package, and the new set of tidy time series packages including tsibble, feasts and fable. He is the author of over 150 research papers and 5 books in statistical science. In 2007, he received the Moran medal from the Australian Academy of Science for his contributions to statistical research, especially in the area of statistical forecasting. For over 30 years, Rob has maintained an active consulting practice, assisting hundreds of companies and organizations around the world. He has won awards for his research, teaching, consulting and graduate supervision.