Jaroslav Krivanek is an associate professor of computer graphics at Charles University, Prague, and a co-founder of and Director of Research at Render Legion a.s., the company behind the renderer Corona. Previously, he was affiliated with Cornell University, Czech Technical University, and University of Central Florida. Jaroslav received his Ph.D. from INRIA Rennes. His primary research interest is in realistic rendering, especially Monte Carlo methods for light transport simulation and appearance fabrication. His technology was adopted, among other, by Weta Digital, PIXAR, Allegorithmic, Chaos Group, etc. Jaroslav was selected for the New Europe 100 “list of outstanding challengers from Central and Eastern Europe”.