Valerio Maggio is a Researcher and Data scientist currently holding an appointment of Senior Research Associate at the University of Bristol. PhD in Computer Science at Univ. Naples "Federico II" with a thesis on Machine Learning for Software Maintainability, Valerio is well versed into open research software, and best software development practice.
His research interests span from reproducibility of Machine/Deep Learning pipelines with application in health, to Privacy-enhancing Data Science methods. Valerio is also an active member of the Python community, and Open source contributor. He is one of the lead organiser of PyCon/PyData Italia, EuroSciPy (2015-2019). In 2019 Valerio has been awarded the honorary position of Microsoft Azure Cloud Research Software Engineer due to its work for Scalable Machine Learning pipelines on Microsoft Azure.