Alessio Cimarelli

Alessio Cimarelli is a data Scientist and professional web developer, in his spare time Alessio is an avid comics and movie fan. After graduating in physics at the Sapienza University in Rome, he earned a Master degree in Science Communication at SISSA in Trieste and landed some temporary jobs in newsrooms, press-offices and research projects. As a co-founder of Dataninja, he is in charge of data-driven innovation and machine learning – and now he writes in Javascript and Python languages more often than in English or Italian.

Alessio Cimarelli won the 2015 European Press Prize Innovation Award with ‘The Migrants’ Files: Surveying ­migrants’ deaths at Europe’s door’