Liron Pantanowitz is a Professor of Pathology and Biomedical Informatics at the University of Pittsburgh in the USA. He is the Vice Chair for Pathology Informatics and Director of the Pathology Informatics Fellowship Program and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is also the Director of Cytopathology at UPMC Shadyside. Dr. Pantanowitz is an Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pathology. He is a past president of the Association of Pathology Informatics, serves on the digital pathology committee of the College of American Pathology and he is a member of the Digital Pathology Association executive board. His is widely published in the field of pathology informatics and his research interests include digital pathology and artificial intelligence.