Giovanni is currently a professor at the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. An expert in the application of data science and machine learning to the arts and humanities, Giovanni did his PhD at the EPFL, Switzerland, and has industry experience as data scientist and research engineer. NiftyValue is his third start-up as a co-founder.
Contents & Communication
Chiara is an art editor and curator collaborating with Fondazione MAXXI as an editorial assistant to art and architecture publications. Her interest in art and blockchain led her to collaborate with prominent actors in the crypto community, joining early on the MoCDA curatorial team to promote a deeper understanding of digital and crypto art. In NiftyValue, Chiara will have a senior role in communication and community building, supporting also art evaluation.
Massimo is a professor of data science and network science at the University of Udine, Italy. He did a PhD in computer science at the same university and a postdoc in temporal and hybrid logics applied to semi-structured data at the University of Amsterdam. He is a scientific advisor for MoCDA and CryptoValues. Massimo leads the marketing and communication activities of NiftyValue.
Communication & Research
Laurent is a professor at the University of applied sciences of Western Switzerland since 2018. He has an entrepreneur background, having directed his own digital communication studio for 17 years, winning international awards. He is the creative director of NiftyValue and leads the design and development of the digital interaction. Laurent uses his experience as an entrepreneur to be the CFO of the company during the early stages.
Quentin has an Engineering degree in Computer Science from the INSA, Lyon, France and did his PhD in Human-Computer Interaction at the EPFL, Switzerland. He founded Monsieur Cube, a creative coding consultancy, providing full range of digital services. He developed high-end solutions in computer vision, image processing, deep learning, devops and smart contracts for clients in France and Switzerland.