Petros Maniatis is a Staff Research Scientist at Google Brain. Prior to that, he was a Senior Research Scientist at Intel Labs, working in Intel's Berkeley Research Lab and then at the Intel Science and Technology Center on Secure Computing at UC Berkeley. He received his MSc and Ph.D. from the Computer Science Department at Stanford University. Prior to Stanford, he obtained his BSc with honors at the Department of Informatics of the University of Athens in Greece. His research interests lie primarily in the confluence of distributed systems, security, and fault tolerance.