Roberto Valenti

Dr. Roberto Valenti is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and co- founder of Sightcorp, a joint venture with the University of Amsterdam. He completed his doctorate in machine learning and computer vision at the Intelligent Systems Lab Amsterdam at the University of Amsterdam. During his academic years he conducted pioneering work in the field of human-centered computing, automated human behavior analysis, face analysis and human-computer interaction. Since then he has founded several high tech start-ups focusing on human-centered and affective computing. Thrilled about the societal impacts of converging technologies, he is involved with the PROFΞTH project, a blockchain-based global technology platform for a fair-trade digital economy, where Artificial Intelligence meets the Sharing Economy and the Internet of Things.