Project Manager and Senior Researcher in the Engineering R&D laboratory. He was previously research responsible for EngiSanità, team leader and later head of R&D unit on Cloud Computing, project leader in various European and International initiatives, expert evaluator for the European Commission. Currently he’s focused on the development and recognition of the figure of the Data Scientist, on its competencies and skills required by academia and industry in the EDISON project (; he also deals with digital skills and the introduction of the computational thinking in schools.


TECH | Mar 28, 2017

Data Science: what competences are necessary?

About 1 million new Data Scientist jobs for European industries up to 2020, but there is need for training
A little statistics, a little maths, some hackers: this is the classic way of considering the Data Scientist, the most sought-after professional in the industry who wants to properly address the challenges of the digital economy and the increasing availability of large amounts of data, the so-called Big Data. The profession of Data Scientist – with the knowledge and competences to analyze and interpret the Big Data that are available every day – is set to become a central figure in all businesses[…]