Paolo Merialdo is associate professor at the Department of Engineering of the Roma Tre University. His research activities are in the fields of databases and artificial intelligence and focus on the study of methods and techniques to extract information from unstructured data sources. He co-founded an academic spin-off and a startup. He is advisor at the LuissEnlabs accelerator. He co-founded InnovAction Lab, a program to foster entrepreneurship among university students. He is member of the “Task Force Artificial Intelligence” of the Digital Italy Agency (AgID).