He is a Full professor of University in Zagreb and Senior researcher at Rudjer Boskovich Institute. He received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering in 1974, the M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering 1979 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1983 at University in Zagreb. From 1986 to 1993 he has been head of the Electronics Laboratory in the LAIR department of Ruder Boskovic Institute. In the postgraduate courses in the Electrical Engineering and Computing Faculty he teaches Programmable logic devices. Now he is on the head of Centre of Informatics and Computing. He is the chairman of the international scientific symposium Hypermedia and Grid systems. He is a member of the ICOMT programme committee. He is a member of the MIPRO and ELMAR programme committees, and a member of the EUROMICRO, AACE and IEEE associations. He is a participant in the European Community project COST#254 and COST#276. K. Skala is a member of Croatian Academy of Technical Science and the associate member of Hungarian Academy of Science. He is the project initiator and one of project leader of the CRO GRID national project and the EU F6 Grid related project. Published 57 scientific papers, 41 professional papers and three books. He speaks Croatian, English and Hungarian. He is married and has three children, a daughter and two sons.