Paolo Giudici

Professor of Statistics at the University of Pavia, where he teaches Statistics and Data Science (Department of Economics) and coordinates the Phd programme in Financial Technology (Department of Computer Engineering). Academic supervisor of about 160 Master's students and of 14 Phd students, currently working in the financial industry, in IT/consulting companies or as academic researchers. 

Author of many  scientific publications, of which 32 of class A, about Multivariate statistics, Network models, Risk management, and their application to Finance and Financial Technologies, with more than 3500 total citations and an h-index between 25 (Google scholar) and 15 (Scopus).  They can be seen at:

Principal coordinator of 11 funded scientific projects, among which the European Horizon2020 project on "Financial supervision and Technological compliance" (2019-2020) and the European VI programme project on "Multi industry semantic based business intelligence" (2006-2010). Chief Editor of "Artificial Intelligence in Finance", Frontiers; Associate Editor of “Digital Finance”, Springer. Research fellow at the University College London center for Blockchain technologies; Research fellow at the Bank for International Settlements, Basel;  Honorary member of the Association of the Italian Financial Industry Risk Managers. Board of Directors member of the Credito Valtellinese Banking Group (2010-2018).

Director of the University of Pavia Fintech laboratory (formerly Data Mining laboratory) which, since 2001, carries out research, training and consulting projects, for leading institutions such as the European Commission, the Bank for International Settlements, the Asian Development Bank Institute, the Bank of Italy, the Deutsche Bundesbank, the Italian Banking Association, Cariplo Foundation, Intesa SanPaolo, Unicredit, BancoBPM, UBI, MPS, BPS, Creval,  Nexi,  Accenture, KPMG, Mediaset,  SAS Institute, Sky.