Robert Feldt is professor of software engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, and at Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. He has broad research interests spanning from human factors to hardcore automation and statistics, including software testing and quality, requirements engineering, human-centered (behavioral) software engineering. He was an early contributor to search-based software engineering and have recently argued for increased application of psychology and social science to better understand and improve software engineering. Most of his research is empirical and conducted in close collaboration with industry partners in Sweden, Europe and Asia but he also leads basic research. In addition to his academic achievements he has worked as an IT and software consultant for more than 25 years. He is passionate about empirical research and methods and to change organisations through technical innovation.