Li Xiong is a Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Computer Science (and Biomedical Informatics) at Emory University. She holds a PhD from Georgia Institute of Technology, an MS from Johns Hopkins University, and a BS from University of Science and Technology of China, all in Computer Science. She and her research group, Assured Information Management and Sharing (AIMS), conduct research that addresses both fundamental and applied questions at the interface of data privacy and security, spatiotemporal data management, and health informatics. Her work on privacy-preserving data sharing has had major impact in biomedical domains. She has published over 100 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences, with three best paper awards. She is a recipient of a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and industry awards from Google, Cisco, and IBM. Her research is supported by NSF, NIH, AFOSR (Air Force Office of Scientific Research), and PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute).