Antonio Gulli has 20 years of experience in Web Search, Machine Learning, and Big Data. He is currently working for Reed Elsevier in Amsterdam as Vice President for Identity, BigData, Search & Awareness.

Previously, Antonio led the Bing Dev team working in London, Paris and Wroclaw shipping products for Bing.com, Windows Search, XBOX, Facebook, Windows Mobile, and PageZero search results. He has been the 1st Dev with Search experience in Microsoft, London. Antonio served as CTO, Europe for Ask.com (now part of IAC) where He created an European Development Center, managing teams in U.S. and in Europe.

He has been the 1st Search guy in Europe for Ask.com. Antonio was the CEO of Ideare, one of the earliest Search and pay per click advertising companies in Europe, which he co-founded and sold to Tiscali. Back in 1996, Antonio co-developed Arianna the 1st Italian search engine, and he was the product owner of Web classification technologies to Fireball the 1st German search engine.

Antonio earned his C.S. Ph.D, his Eng. B.S., and his C.S. B.S. from University of Pisa, Italy. He has authored many referred publications, filed 20+ patents, and served as (Senior) PC member for many international conferences around web (such as WWW, WSDM, SIGIR, and ECIR).

All my life is building great products - live sites - web properties, increasing traffic, building teams and championing shipping innovation to million of users in multiple languages. My carrier path is about mixing industry and academic work. Nowadays you must have a great combination of research skills and just-get-it-done attitude.

Extended CV available in PDF, see also my LinkedIn profile and my codingplayground blog