Ivo Jimenez is a PhD candidate at the UC Santa Cruz Computer Science Department and a member of the Systems Research Lab. He is interested in large-scale distributed data management systems. His current work focuses on the practical reproducible evaluation of systems research. Ivo is originally from Mexico, where he got his B.S. in Computer Science from Universidad de Sonora. From 2006 to 2010 he worked as a research associate in the Database Research Lab at HP Labs. His goal in life is to make a difference through science.