Daniele Quercia - Imagine Festival

Daniele Quercia is a computer scientist who was named one of Fortune magazine’s 2014 Data All-Stars, and spoke about “happy maps” at TED. He is interested in the relationship between online and offline worlds, and his work has been focusing on the areas of data mining, computational social science, and urban informatics.

He was Research Scientist at Yahoo Labs, a Horizon senior researcher at The Computer Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, and Postdoctoral Associate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his PhD from UC London. His thesis was sponsored by Microsoft Research Cambridge and was nominated for BCS Best British PhD dissertation in Computer Science.