Bruno Lepri

SAB member


Bruno Lepri leads the Mobile and Social Computing Lab (MobS) at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento, Italy). He has recently launched the Center for Computational Social Science and Human Dynamics, a joint initiative between Fondazione Bruno Kessler and the University of Trento. Since August 2019, he is also the Chief AI Scientist of ManpowerGroup where he collaborates with the global innovation team on AI projects for recruitment and HR management. Bruno is also a senior researcher at 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. In 2010 he won a Marie Curie Cofund postdoc fellowship and he has held a postdoc position at MIT Media Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Trento. Recently, he co-founded Profilio, a startup active in the field of AI-driven computational marketing. His research interests include computational social science, personality computing, network science, and machine learning. His research has received attention from several international press outlets and obtained the 10-year impact award at MUM 2021, the James Chen Annual Award for best 2016 UMUAI paper, and the best paper award at ACM Ubicomp 2014.

Partially funded by the Generalitat Valenciana Conselleria de Innovacion, Universidades, Ciencia y Sociedad Digital and the European Union European Regional Development Fund