Christian Bizer is now the area editor for system papers for the Journal of Web Semantics. Dr. Bizer recently accepted an appointment as the W3-Professor for Information Systems at the University of Mannheim, where he leads the Research Group Data and Web Science in the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics. The research group conducts research on methods for managing, integrating and mining large-amounts of heterogeneous information within enterprise and open Web contexts. Before moving to Mannheim, he was a professor at Freie Universität Berlin. Dr. Bizer is well known for his contributions to DBpedia, linked open data and publishing relational databases on the Web.