Francesco is an economist and data scientist specialized in complexity science, artificial intelligence and biopharma industries. Previously, he was the Head of Research and Deal Flow of Cognitive Finance, a consulting boutique for AI in financial services. He also served as strategic advisor and research scientist in different organization and for different projects (insurance; fraud detection; macroeconomics analysis; sentiment analysis; etc.).
He was the recipient of the Anthemis Fellowship and the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) fellowship, as well as a full PhD fellowship. He has been also granted with 10+ minor scholarships to let him attending specializing courses in complexity science, behavioral economics, market design, financial networks, data science and stochastic analysis.
He is author of 10+ academic papers and two books on big data and artificial intelligence, and served as referee for some academic journals. He holds a PhD and two Masters’ Degree, he is a (non-active) member of Mensa IQ society and a CFA Candidate Level I.