Institution: ACT Operations Research IT Country: Italy Interests: OR, Simulation & ML Website: http://act-OperationsResearch.comControl engineer from the Polytechnic of Milan, Raffaele has an innovation and entrepreneurship DNA. Raffaele with over 25 years of experience in the decision science & process control, is a dynamic executive. Natural relational capabilities, intense creativity, and proven team building skill. Raffaele is an entrepreneur, with experience in building a market presence with a result-driven approach. After five years in Ansaldo, a company in the Power Plants sector, working as simulation and advanced control specialist, Raffaele founded ACT Operations Research (ACT OR) in 1996 as a research company in the area of the advanced analytics. ACT Operations Research is also a spin-off of the University Sapienza in Rome, has offices in London (UK) and Charlotte (USA). Raffaele worked on several business projects with key clients, including 20% of listed and 2% of Global 2000 corporations and leads research projects at national and European level. Raffaele has a significant role in the invention and design of several of the math-based products and solutions that today ACT OR sells on the market. He has been the solution architect and team leader of the capacity & revenue optimization solution for the customer Europcar. Such solution permitted ACT OR and Europcar, to be awarded as finalists at the prestigious Franz Edelman Award, by Informs.org, the international organization promoting Decision Science and Operations Research.