Dr. Steven Timm is the technical advisor to the HEPCloud project and a member of the Grid and Cloud Operations group in the Scientific Computing Division at Fermilab. Previously he served as lead of the FermiCloud project since its inception in early 2010, and been a member of the Fermilab staff since 2000. In this role he coordinates working with visiting students and guest researchers from other laboratories doing research and development on innovative techniques in distributed computing and cloud computing. He completed his PhD. Studies at Carnegie Mellon University in 1995.