Alessandro Zolla is VP of technology at Nielsen, he oversees machine learning and image recognition initiatives with a special focus on Reference Data. During 19+ years at Nielsen he covered several roles in Data Science, Operations and Technology. Prior to joining Nielsen he worked as a Senior Software Analyst and Project Manager in various Italian companies. He holds a bachelor degree in Computer Science from Milan University. His main interest is in machine learning and AI and how these can be combined with crowd and in general human experts to provide "Smart Automation With Humans in The Loop".