Martin Höst is a Professor in Software Engineering at Malmö University, Sweden. He received an M.Sc. degree from Lund University in 1992 and a Ph.D. degree in Software Engineering from the same university in 1999. His main research interests include Open Source Software, security, IT vulnerability, and software quality. The research is mainly conducted through empirical methods such as case studies, controlled experiments, and surveys. He has published more than 100 articles in international journals and proceedings from conferences and workshops. He is currently dean of the faculty of Technology and Society at Malmö university.