Gianluca Antonini holds a PhD in Computer Vision & Discrete Choice Methods from EPFL, a MSc in Telecommunication Engineering from University of Siena, and an MBA from the University of Warwick. He leads the Machine Intelligence & Strategy team in the Digital & Smart Analytics unit. In 2014-15 he was the Information Strategy manager for the Shared Information Service unit in the Swiss Re IT organization. Before joining Swiss Re he spent 8 years as senior research scientist at the IBM Zurich Research lab, working actively in data-driven methods applied to operational risk, systemic risk, credit risk, marketing, corporate intelligence, web analytics among the others.