Claudio Rossi, after a double bachelor’s degree from the Politecnico di Torino (Polito) and the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (INPG) he obtained a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) in 2005. He graduated in Electronics from Polito with summa cum laude. He worked as software analyst at Consorzio per il Sistema Informativo (CSI) and as project manager at Fiat Group Automobiles (FGA). He led the realization of a new passenger car plant in India and supported the definition of lean manufacturing best practices and standards. From June 2010 to July 2014 he worked for the Telecommunication Group (DET) of Polito as project manager, software analyst, programmer, and system admin, mainly focusing on the realization of a novel peer-to-peer social network, and on interference estimation and classification techniques using innovative algorithms and Software Defined Radios. He was a researcher intern at Telefonica I D and in Dec. 2013 he obtained his PhD from Polito with the thesis titled "Cooperation Strategies for Enhanced Connectivity at Home", proposing several techniques to overcome connectivity issues, boost connection speed, achieve energy efficiency in wireless residential networks. He is now a senior researcher and project manager at LINKS Foundation: a private no profit ICT oriented research centre located in Turin, Italy, where he leads international research projects funded by the H2020 framework, with a focus on the security work programme. He was the project manager and technical lead of the H2020 I-REACT project, which aimed to exploit advanced cyber technologies in order to increase resilience to disasters caused by climate-induced natural hazards. He is task and work package leader in several H2020 projects (VISCA, FASTER, SHELTER) and he is the project coordinator of SAFERS, an new H2020 project on wildfire management. His current research interests include the use of Artificial Intelligence for the creation of innovative data driven services, crowdsourcing approaches for Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), social media analysis. He authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications, co-authored the Global Assessment Report 2019 by UNDRR, and he is supporting the Joint Research Center in the realization of the upcoming "Science for Disaster Risk Management" flagship series, published by the Disaster Risk Management Knowledge Centre (DRMKC) by the end of 2020. He had roles in Technical Programme Committees of several international scientific conferences, organized and chaired international workshops on novel ICT solutions in support of Disaster Risk Reduction.