Bruno Lepri supports our intentions to measure the unmeasured SDGs at the Data Innovation Project.

Bruno leads the Mobile and Social Computing Lab (MobS) and is vice-responsible of the Complex Data Analytics research line at Bruno Kessler Foundation (Trento, Italy). Bruno is also research affiliate at the MIT Media Lab working with the Human Dynamics group and the MIT Connection Science initiative.  He recently launched an alliance between MIT and FBK on Human Dynamics Observatories.

He is also a senior research affiliate of Data-Pop Alliance, the first think-tank on Big Data and Development co-created by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, MIT Media Lab, Overseas Development Institute, and Flowminder to promote a people-centered big data revolution.

In 2010 he won a Marie Curie Cofund post-doc fellow and he has held post-doc positions at FBK and at MIT Media Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Trento. He also serves as consultant of several companies (mainly telcos, banks and insurances companies) and international organizations. Recently, he co-founded Profilio, a startup active in the field of data-driven computational marketing.

His research interests include computational social science, big data and personal data, human behavior understanding, and new models for personal data management and monetization. His research has received attention from several press outlets and obtained the best paper award at ACM Ubicomp 2014. His work on personal data management was one of the case studies discussed at the World Economic Forum.