Balasubramanian Sivan is a Research Scientist at Google New York. His research interests are in Algorithmic Game Theory, Online + Approximation algorithms and Online Learning. He got his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (2008) and PhD in Computer Science (2013) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison advised by Prof. Shuchi Chawla, and joined Google in August 2015 after spending two years at Microsoft Research Redmond as a postdoctoral researcher. His PhD thesis on Prior Robust Optimization received the ACM SIGecom doctoral dissertation award. See his personal webpage http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~balu2901/ for more details on his publications.