Fabrizio Fantini is the brain behind Evo. 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. 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 Evo.
Before, he worked as an intern in an aerospace company and in Product Lifecycle Management consultancy. He got an MSc in Mathematical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Turin, and he is currently pursuing a sponsored PhD in Pure and Applied Mathematics.
His research interests span across applications of advanced statistics; in particular, he is focusing on sales forecasting for fashion.
He loves hiking, and singing!
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, 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 as data scientist in 2016 after a very successful internship experience.
A 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 specifically, 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!!
Nikolaos, Full Stack Developer
Nick Doulgeridis is a full stack developer maintaining and extending the main portal of Evo which displays the various charts and data to user friendly charts and tables. He is also working with a Swiss based company and developed various ERP applications (CRM.HR, Meeting Minutes, ICT etc) with renowned banking firms and airlines, as well other Swiss companies, like Swissport, Red Cross and the World Organization of Scouts Movement to cite only a few.
He has a Bachelor Degree in computer's science and various wins in Hackathons attended with Mercedes Hackathon the biggest one among the others. On his free time he spends time doing kitesurfing and travelling.
Lee, Data Sourcing
Lee Hodgkinson is Evo’s 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 maintains the quality of Evo’s products. She writes and executes test plans based on requirements and use cases, preventing bugs and developing guidelines, processes and user manuals.
With more than eight years of experience in Quality Assurance, prior to joining Evo she worked as scenario generator at Crossover, quality assurance analyst at Xerox as well as senior quality assurance Leader at Voyager Software Solutions.
Tina holds a BS in Computer Science from SunyIT at Utica-Rome. She is a relentless globetrotter, visiting countries such as Italy, England, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Albania, Germany, Greece and USA.
Zuhaib, QA Analyst
Zuhaib Ahmed is Evo’s Quality Assurance lead. After a Bachelors in Computer Science in 2006 from IBA Karachi, he has eight years of experience in software testing and quality assurance with activities like test planning, writing test cases, test execution, and issue tracking.
Emanuele, Media Relations Manager
Emanuele Franzoso, media relations manager taking care of Evo's press releases and events.
He’s an Italian journalist specialized in economics, marketing and social issues. He gained years of experience as an Italian newspaper reporter and even as the communication manager to a team of young journalists where he founded Giovaninrete.it blog.
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”. In 2014 he became one of Italy's Digital Champions.
He likes surfing the Internet as much as he does the waves!
Waleed, Senior Developer
Waleed Elgamal is a Senior Developer for Evo. 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.
Marco, Partner (Fashion)
Marco Palminiello is a Partner for Fashion for Evo, 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, Marketing Manager
Cristina Autino is Evo’s marketing manager. 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.
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 in 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 is a data scientist at Evo. She has always been fascinated by the mathematical modelling of real phenomena and she likes working with clients and applying maths to solve real problems. She has a Master’s degree in theoretical mathematics and a PhD in Mathematical Models and Methods in Engineering.
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 Silva, Data Scientist
Blanca Silva Fernández is a data scientist. She works on pricing and promotions for big companies, studying their history and suggesting new prices and promotions to increase the profit.
In 2016 she finished her PhD in Physics by the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain) and the CNR-Nanotec Lecce (Italy).
She loves music and laughing.
Giulia, Data Scientist Technologist
Giulia Vasciaveo works as data scientist technologist at Evo. She provides technological support for the data scientists team.
She graduated with a Master's degree in computer engineering from Polytechnic University of Turin.
Giulia has a strong interest in the field of machine learning and in general she likes all technologies that allow a better and easier life to people.
Alessandro, Data Scientist
Alessandro Arsiccio, data scientist whose job consists of reading specific papers, regarding somewhat theoretical issues that need to be solved and for their suggestions in writing R codes that have to be put into production.
He graduated from the Department of Mathematics of Turin followed by a master degree on data analysis and complex economic systems from the Collegio Carlo Alberto.
He is interested in the implementation of statistical tools to the solution of very practical problems of management and optimization of some marketing strategies.
Melania, Data Scientist
Melania Carfagna works at Evo mainly as a client-oriented data scientist: collecting useful info from her clients, building up quick and efficient tools to fit requirements, and following all the steps to the optimal solution.
MSc in Mathematics and in Mathematical Engineering, she finished "cum laude" a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at the Polytechnic of Turin: her thesis deals with remodelling of biological tissues reinforced with statistically arranged collagen fibres, and tumour masses.
Edward, IT Specialist
Edo Rossit is working at Evo managing systems and services that scientists and other Evo people use for their work.
Aside from that, he is learning new programming languages and working with some custom EVO software, actively maintaining and upgrading them. He has a degree in fine arts and new technologies, mostly focusing on design and frontend experience.
In his spare time, he likes to read and to organize events and displays regarding cosplay and Japanese culture.
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 one of our Evo partners dedicated to the French Fashion retail customers. She manages a blog on corporate internationalization policies and even teaches international brand management and marketing at ISC Paris.
She came to us with over 15 years’ experience in consulting for the Fashion and Luxury industry and has an Executive MBA degree from ESCP Paris.
She likes international thinking, spends a lot of time travelling and is passionate about fashion and technology.
Kismet, Business Admin Specialist
Kismet Keefe, business administration specialist for the Torino office, but available to the entire Evo Team. She can help with almost anything, that isn't data science.
She has a B.S. with honors in Business Administration from Mercy College, New York, because that is where she is from. She has brought us her American and Italian multi-national corporate work experience in HR and office administration.
No matter how much experience, she still wants to learn especially when it comes to modern technology.
Ben, Blog Manager
Ben Thomas is the Chief Writer and Brand Strategist at Evo, with a core focus on emerging technologies, Big Data, and the Internet of Things (IoT).
He loves to engage audiences about the frontiers of science, culture and technology — and the ways these all come together.
Emilio, Junior Data Scientist
Emilio Herreman Marquez, jr data scientist intern helps us in the restructuring of our Evo Replenish procedures, as well as in the analysis for possible future generalizations.
He has brought us his work experience as an IT Consultant for a bank along with 2+ years of math tutoring to other university students.
Emilio has a 4-year Bachelor's Degree in Actuarial Science, from the Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico (ITAM), where he was born and raised. Now he is in the process of finishing his course in M.Sc. Stochastics and Data Science at the University of Turin.
Other than his professional interest in Machine Learning Techniques and Bayesian Inference, he loves to travel and play music in his spare time.
Ester Bravo is a member of our QA team. With a meticulous eye for detail, she leaves no stone unturned when making sure that all our products are of the utmost quality.
She is also collaborating with the development team of Universidad Andrés Bello in Chile.
Ester holds a Degree in Basic Computer Science, speaks multiple languages and has travelled through several countries including entire Latin America.
Ksenia, Business Development Intern
Ksenia Efrimidi, business development intern for luxury and fashion retail in Spanish and Russian markets, while pursuing an MBA at IESE Business School in Barcelona.
She brings us her gained experience from having worked with one of the biggest multi-national corporation in the industry of IoT and Network Solutions, where she was exposed to cutting-edge technology and from her experience from having worked in the luxury sector.
Along with contributing to our sustainable and innovative business, she travels adventurously and is golf and yoga amateur.
Alex, Content Expert
Alexander Meddings is Evo's content expert on artificial intelligence, machine learning, and related topics.
He is an experienced journalist who covers branding, social media, marketing, and technology, with degrees from the University of Exeter and University of Oxford.
Chiara, Junior Data Scientist
Chiara Filippi is a Jr. Data Scientist who graduated with an economics degree from the University of Rome. She evolved into data science after getting her Masters in Data Science for Complex Economic Systems.
Originally from Rome she moved to Turin to chase her passion for data and explore how it can be used in the everyday company challenges.
She is also sociable, open-minded, loves to read and is travel-addicted.
Darya, Partner (Russia)
Darya Soshnikova is a Partner for Evo’s Russian market and has been in Business since 1990.
She has consulting and industrial experience in finance management, strategy, asset management, holdings’ restructurings, Mergers and Acquisitions, Raising Finance, Corporate structures and tax consulting, Due Diligences, Debts Restructuring, Operational efficiency, etc.
Thanks to a degree from the Russian State Finance Academy and an ACCA qualification she has acquired experience as a Chief Financial Officer and Development Director in medium-sized and big Russian retail, FMCG and Holding companies.
Andrew, Video Producer
Andrew Goddard is a video production specialist who started creating videos by wiring 2 VHS players and a record deck together back when VHS and records were still a thing.
He's got more sophisticated since then and has produced a wide range of content including trailers and TV advertising for the film industry, documentaries and online video for international brands.
In his spare time, he likes to play board games and learn Kung Fu.
Sergey, Sr Software Developer
Sergey Fasonov is a Senior Software Developer with accumulated experience in Windows and Web development using C++, C#, .NET, MS Office and custom software integrations, embedded software programming, large database and mathematical models building, all ok which he gained from various positions in US/Canada and Europe.
His Master Degree is in applied mathematics.
He loves doing garden work and to travel in his free time.
Monia Di Toro an Admin for Evo, she knows what takes to run the Termoli office and is always ready to learn what a young company may have to offer.
With her law degree she gained her experience as a civil attorney. She also had the opportunity to earned extensive knowledge of European tenders.