Francesco is our AI evangelist, helping our clients think through the dimensions of these emerging technologies so they can make the most of it. Francesco has been working in and researching with Artificial Intelligence, complexity science and exponential technologies and has recently completed his Ph.D. in this area. He is a technologist, investor and data strategist and works with AI startups on product, growth strategies and fund-raising, as well as with venture funds where he fosters deal flow and establishes solid investment processes. Previously, he has been Head of Research and Deal Flow at Cognitive Finance, a boutique consulting group for AI in financial services, Anthemis fellow, and IPAM fellow. Francesco believes that deep technologies can broaden access to individual knowledge and well-being, and make us smarter, healthier and resource-efficient, but that we have a moral obligation to handle it with care. He is passionate about merging engineering and scientific discoveries to solve high-value problems with impactful solutions.