Alessandro is a Director Consulting in the Space, Defence and Intelligence department in CGI Italia with experience in EO data Exploitation collected in several years of projects support in the Data Applications Division, Science, Applications & Climate Department and Artificial Intelligence activities in the Φ-lab at ESA-ESRIN. After working for several years as Software Engineer designing and implementing software components and end to end applications, he started providing support to Principal Investigators in the ESA’s Earth Observation Ground Segment Department. After this experience he started supporting the ESA Thematic Exploitation Platform (TEP) initiative as Earth Observation Application Engineer. He has a Master in Telecommunications Engineering and he is passionate about Machine Learning which he keeps studying and following.