Fabrizio Fantini is the brain behind Evo Pricing. His 2009 PhD in Applied Mathematics, proving how simple algorithms can outperform even the most expensive commercial airline pricing software, is the basis for the core scientific research behind our solutions. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and has previously worked for 10 years at McKinsey & Company.
He is thrilled to help clients create value and loves creating powerful but simple to use solutions. His ideal software enables users to stand on the shoulders of giants, but without the thick user manual.
Nino Fantini is the CTO of Evo Pricing. With a very long track record as Project Manager at IBM, Nino is a trusted leader for the technical team, and also a seasoned architect with an eye for detail.
He wrote the very first implementation of the software single-handedly, then hired an entire team of software developers who helped bring the solution to the next level of performance and scalability.
Today Nino is the country leader of the Italian Office, and his passion lies in delivering flawless solutions to clients globally.
Giuseppe, Senior Scientist
Giuseppe Craparotta is the most Senior Data Scientist at EvoPricing. His research interests span across applications of advanced statistics, from forecasting to optimization.
An MSc in Mathematical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin, he is currently pursuing a sponsored PhD in Pure and Applied Mathematics.
Davide, System Admin
Davide Dal Farra leads the System Administration team. A talented software developer and IT expert with over 15 years of experience, he contributes to large open-source projects, such as Replica, and is a passionate early adopter of R, the programming language.
Alongside his work with Evo Pricing, Davide is also supporting the United Nations in his capacity as an IT expert, and we are all proud of the far-reaching impact of his contributions.
Davide is passionate about thinking big and being ahead of the curve, in terms of complex system interactions. He is also a fan of cryptology and can turn obscure network protocols into exciting, memorable stories for everyone.
Elena, Data Scientist
Elena Marocco joined Evo Pricing as Data Scientist in 2016 after a very successful internship experience.
A brilliant, cum-laude graduate in Mathematics at the University of Turin, she defended an MSc with an innovative solution for Fashion Inventory Management.
She is excited about the world of Probability, Statistics and, more generally, in discovering useful Maths that can have a significant impact through real life applications.
Ricky specialises in getting the optimum stock in the right place at the right time. His best figures so far are getting a fashion company from 43% efficiency to 86% efficiency over a period of 3 months. He's a bit disappointed that the next 3 months only saw an increase from 86% to 95% but he's working night and day to get closer to the magical 100%.
We keep telling him that's impossible, but you know machines - once they start learning they don't stop!!
Michal, Marketing Manager
Michal Schwartz is our Marketing Manager.
She is a qualified lawyer, marketing and social media expert and a fashion and art enthusiastic who completed 3 degrees with distinction: Masters in Fashion & Luxury Brand Management from Istituto Marangoni, LLB in Law and a BA with a marketing major.
Nick Doulgeridis is a full stack developer. After a bachelor degree in Computer Science, he has started with 2-year experience as IT freelancer, developing PHP web applications. He then worked for 5 years on mission-critical airline applications working both on the frontend (AngularJs, jQuery) as well as the backend (Symfony 1 & 2++). Today he is fully dedicated to building and scaling our client-facing applications.
Lee, Data Sourcing
Lee Hodgkinson is our Data Sourcing expert. A PhD in Theoretical Physics, his IT skills are broad and include using a magic mix of Django, Python and Scrapy to work his way through the complex web of connected data our clients use.
In his spare time he is currently travelling around the world.
Francesco, Client Manager
Francesco De Lorenzo is a Client Manager. After a successful education at ESCP, he is now keen on helping leading fashion companies grow; his notable experience includes work for Italian and international brands.
Eglantina, Product Quality
Tina Xhemalallari is our Product Quality. With more than 8 years of experience in Quality Assurance, prior to joining Evo Pricing she worked as Scenario Generator at Crossover, Quality Assurance Analyst at Xerox as well as Senior Quality Assurance Leader at Voyager Software Solutions.
She writes and executes test plans based on Requirements and Use Cases, preventing bugs and developing guidelines, processes and user manuals. A BS in Computer Science from SunyIT at Utica-Rome, she is a relentless globetrotter.
Zuhaib Ahmed is our Quality Assurance lead. After a Bachelors in Computer Science in 2006 from IBA Karachi, he has now 8 years of experience in Software Testing and Quality Assurance with activities like test planning, writing test cases, test execution, and issue tracking.
Rohan, Junior Data Specialist
Rohan Maleku is our test automation lead. With an experience of 5 years as a Quality Assurance Engineer, he is an expert in Software Quality Control & Assurance.
Along with work, Rohan is an Assistant Researcher at the University of Applied Science in Darmstadt, Germany.
Emanuele, Media Relations Manager
Emanuele Franzoso is our Media Relations Manager. He’s also a broadcast journalist specialized in economics and social issues. From 2009 to 2015 he has worked as press officer at Holy Shroud press office and collaborated with the “Italia 150” staff. He has worked for many years as reporter for Italian newspapers. In 2009 he became the communication manager of a team of young journalists and founded Giovaninrete.it blog. In 2014 he became one of the Italian Digital Champions.
He graduated cum-laude in Comparative Studies (Master Degree) at University of Turin with a dissertation about “Refugees and asylum seekers: the role of media”.
He likes surfing the Internet and also the waves.
Waleed, Senior Developer
Waleed Elgamal is a Senior Developer for Evo Pricing. With previous experience in full stack web development, .NET developing (especially Excel add-in integration), embedded software programming, mathematical models building and quantitative analytics using R/MATLAB, gained from various positions including researcher role at Egyptian military technical research center.
Waleed holds a bachelor of mathematics and computer science, and is currently a master's candidate in machine learning. his Interests spam from programming, conversion marketing, growth hacking, playing Oud, guitar, composing music and video editing.
Lucy, Administration Manager
Lucy Messaritis is the Director and Founder of Nixon Executive Support and was asked to join the Evo Pricing team as our Administration Manager.
Lucy brings with her over 14 years of experience in the Executive Support industry, nearly eight of which was with McKinsey & Company in London. During her long and varied career, Lucy has honed her skills in creating order out of chaos and has a real passion for spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and being a true right-hand person to all those she works with.
Lucy has a BScEcon (Hons) in Anthropology & American Studies from Swansea University and an IPM Diploma in Project Management. In her spare time, Lucy enjoys cooking, reading and designing cross-stitch patterns with a hip-hop twist.
Marco, Partner (Fashion)
Marco Palminiello is a Partner for Fashion for Evo Pricing, he has a past in digital marketing, in agencies, as a consultant and a trainer.
In 2010 he obtained a Master in Business Administration at MIP, the Business School of the Polytechnic of Milan. Since then he helps innovative companies to grow their business. He loves sailing in his free time.
Cristina, Admin Assistant
Cristina Autino is an Admin Assistant. Her previous internship was at Agenzia delle Entrate in Chivasso.
She has two degrees: a Master's Degree in Economics and Business Leadership and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Business from the School of Management and Economics in Turin.
Her interests are finance, marketing and advertising.
Martin, Copywriter/Content Strategist
Martin Luxton is a writer and presentation coach with a special interest in technology and education. With the explosive rise in technology affecting all areas of our lives, Martin focuses on explaining what it does in a way that illuminates instead of confusing.
Martin is a staunch advocate of lifelong learning and looking for new challenges – he started his first rock band in his forties and two years later became a prize-winning song writer. Once a complete technophobe, in his free time he now creates online courses.
Patricia is the big strategic thinker on the AI team. She loves scouring petabytes of data to work out the next promotional campaign. She does find the British weather a bit of a challenge because of its "4 seasons in one day" unpredictability.
Because of this her ambition is to use all her experience to outforecast the UK Meteorology Office.
Amedeo, Data Scientist
Amedeo Biolatti is a Data Scientist.
He's currently attending a Master's degree program in Mathematical Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin, focusing on Optimization, Statistics and Discrete Mathematics. He has vast interest Machine Learning, its applications to technology and effects on society.
In his spare time, he loves playing the classic guitar and reading non-fiction books.
Viola, Data Scientist
Viola Pettinati has always been fascinated by the mathematical modeling of real phenomena. She sees working at Evo Pricing as a chance to work with clients in the business world and apply maths to solve real problems. She also relishes the possibility of having a “dynamic”, non-repetitive job that always bring new challenges.
Viola has a Master’s degree in theoretical mathematics from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Brescia and a PhD in Mathematical Models and Methods in Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano. Her PhD thesis title was “The role of mechanics in morphogenesis: theory and numerics”. She has also co-authored 2 papers published in scientific journals.
In her free time, Viola loves to travel. “It could be for a short local trip or a journey to the other side of the world, but my bag is always ready.”
Blanca, Data Analyst
Blanca Silva was born in Madrid, where she did her degree in Physics. After the degree, she did a master in Condensed Matter Physics and Nanotechnology and in 2013 she started her PhD between the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) and the CNR-Nanotec Lecce (Italy). When she finished her thesis (named: "Reaching quantum polaritons") in December 2016, she became interested in Data Science and all the Big Data world. She finally decided to start a new career on Data Science in Italy.
She loves music (she claims to be a terrible singer), dancing and laughing.
Chhavi, Junior Data Scientist
Chhavi Naswa is a Junior Data Scientist.
She is a curious cat and measures her life by the number of new things she learns every day. Chhavi is a Masters of Marketing student at ESADE Business School, Barcelona. To satiate her curiosity for Business and Management, she'll further pursue a Master's in International Management, a part of which she'll complete at Ivey Business School in Canada. She feels that Data Literate Organizations and Professionals will become the way of the future and she wants to make sure she's one of the first movers. Hence, the decision to pursue Data Science.
Among other things, she loves to travel like a local, learn new languages and try different cuisines! Her passion for exploring the world brought her from India to Europe. She hopes to complete an odyssey to Antarctica in this lifetime.
Giulia, Data Scientist Technologist
Giulia Vasciaveo has recently graduated with a Master degree in Network Computer Engineering at Politecnico di Torino. Her Master thesis was about Machine Learning with title: “Machine Learning applied to Big Data: experimental analyzes and performance improvements”. She is really interested in this issue and would study it in depth.
Giulia is an open minded person ready to learn and share her skills. She feels comfortable with team jobs, both eager and willing to learn from others. She likes all technologies that allow a better and easier life for people.
Giulia loves to travel and discovering different cultures and amazing places. In her spare time she like to go running.
Alessandro, Data Scientist
Alessandro Arsiccio studied in a scientific high school and then at the university of Mathematics in Turin, where he specialized in geometry. In his last year, Alessandro attended a Master in Data Science and Complex Economic Systems at Collegio Carlo Alberto, Moncalieri.
Melania, Data Scientist
After a MSc degree in Mathematics, Melania Carfagna got a second Msc degree in Mathematical Engineering, specializing in Thermo-fluid dynamics of biphasic fluids for Aerospace applications. Recently, she defended cum-laude her Ph.D. thesis in Applied Mathematics at Politecnico di Torino, majoring in the Biomechanics of statistically fibre-reinforced tissues and the growth of tumours in complex environments. She contributed to these topics with six articles and two peer-reviewed conference proceedings so far.
She believes that it is essential to always branch out into different points of view, learn the proper languages and gain dedicated methods to better understand and describe what we see. In one of her after-school activities she took conservatory exams as piano player and she enjoyed playing sax and painting in the spare time. Music, arts, literature, cooking, travelling: everything could help browsing the world!
Giovanni, Data Scientist
is a Data Scientist. After finishing his B.Sc. in Banking and Finance, Giovanni Battista Gardino is now attending a two-year Masters degree in Stochastics and Data Science at the University of Mathematics in Turin where his areas of study are Probability, Statistics, Machine Learning and Applied Mathematics.
Giovanni strongly believes that Machine Learning is going to play a key role in taking us into the future and that's why he's interested in any real-life applications that may augment human judgement.
In his free time, Giovanni loves swimming (which he has practised at competitive level for more than ten years) and he's a passionate reader.
Edo, IT Specialist
Edo Rossit is an IT Specialist at Evo.
His studies were mostly directed to Fine Arts and literature. But later he discovered that his passion lay in technology and Web.
He likes to describe himself as a maker, someone who likes to solve problems and create new things, it doesn’t quite matter of what kind. His hobbies include cosplaying and reading.
Umberto, Business Admin Specialist
Umberto Marietti has a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Business & Administration, both from the University of Turin.
After gaining experience in the financial sector, in 2013 he moved to Milan as a Tax Consultant at Grant Thornton, Italy. In January 2018 he joined Evo Pricing as Business Admin Specialist.
Umberto is really interested in Asian culture and in his spare time he loves practicing Martial Arts.
Marcus is a big rival of Patricia Promotions and often complains that he's always the one picking up the slack. "She gets all the kudos and the glamour assignments while I have to do all the bitty day-to-day stuff. We're both vital to increasing margins and profits. For a machine whose DNA is continuous accelerated learning it's strange she still doesn't get the whole teamwork thing."
Barbara, Partner (France)
Barbara Legras is a Partner for France for Evo. She offers consulting services to SMEs on international commercial development and brand management in the fashion and personal consumer goods industry. She holds a Master's degree in Foreign Languages applied to Trade and Business and of an Executive MBA from Escp. She’s a quadrilingual and has lived and worked in England, the United States and Germany. She also has valuable business experience in dealing with the European, Asian, Russian, Middle Eastern and American markets. She began her career in diplomacy before changing gears toward international sales and rose the ranks to become the Export Director for the French high-end accessory company Repetto and gained twelve years of experience in international brand development within the framework of a multi-channel distribution. You can find her insights on international matters and the corporate policies of internationalization on her blog.
Marco, Data Scientist
Marco Chiapello is a collaborator at Evo Pricing and former data researcher at Cambridge University. He did his Phd in biology, developing analytical skills and passion for data analysis. He is an instructor for Data and Software Carpentry Foundation. His interests span from teaching R, bicycle holidays, volleyball, open data and reproducible research.