Luca Di Persio was born in Rome, Italy, in 1972. He has a PhD in Mathematics (University of Trento) and he has been also awarded with the title of Doct.Rer.Naturalium by the University of Bonn. Luca is assistant professor within the College of Mathematics at the University of Verona, where he is the responsible of the Probability and Applications group. He is the author of dozens of high impact articles published by internationally recognized mathematical journals. His research interests span from the theory of Stochastic Processes to the study of interacting particle systems, from the development of Neural Networks architectures, to the modern theory of Mathematical Finance.
All the aforementioned research themes have been developed in strict connections with a worldwide net of scientific collaborators as well as with several industries acting, e.g., in energy markets, banking, networking management, software development.
Entrepreneur and Digital Consultant, has been working in the ICT and Communication fields for over 20 years, in different companies as Database Informatica, Sigma and Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele. In 2000, he launched an entrepreneurial activity with Medita, a digital agency that grew by acquiring among its customers leading companies up to the entry in 2013 in Gruppo Hdrà as Head of Digital. In 2017 he left Hdrà and created a new digital agency (Mediamorfosi), also acquiring the title of Head of Digital in Eunews and the role of Communication and Marketing Manager in Innovation Engineering. As project manager he has directed and coordinated digital projects worth some millions of Euros for PosteMobile, Turner, Enel, Coni, Panini, Banca Sella, Medusa Film and many more.
Areas of competence: strategic marketing, digital marketing, digital communication, web and mobile design, project management, social media strategy.
Francesco G. Cordoni was Born in Bergamo in 1988. He earned his Ph.D. in mathematics form the University of Trento. Currently he has a research grant from the University of Verona. He is the author of numerous articles published on renowned journals, working along with high qualified international research groups. He also collaborated with some Italian companies operating on the electricity markets in order to develop innovative quantitative techniques. His research interests range from optimal stochastic control theory to deep learning, with particular attention to their applications to the modern theory of mathematical finance and energy markets.
Alex Honchar was born in Kiev, Ukraine, in 1994. His professional and academical activity is mainly devoted to applications of bleeding edge machine learning algorithms to the variety of real world problems. Alex developed food image recognition system for MedTech Collective (USA), improved work of artistic style transfer algorithms for Mlvch (Russia), developed novel approaches for ECG analysis for Sincere (Ukraine), applied deep neural networks for AI in online games and information retrieval
from advertisement texts. He also organized an educational initiative to popularize deep learning among developers in CIS – DeepCases. Currently Alex is finishing Master’s degree in Applied mathematics in University of Verona, making research and publishing articles in energy markets forecasting and algorithmic trading.