Full Professor of Private Comparative Law at Scuola Superiore S. Anna Pisa, Italy. (Phd. SSSA, LLM Harvard Law School) Director of the LIDER-LAB (www.lider-lab.eu). Attorney at law (Pisa since 1995) (New York Bar since 1997). Mediator, mediation trainer. He has taught in and visited numerous universities in the world. Scientific director of many research projects funded by MIUR, CNR, ESF, EU, the Canadian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Public Administrations, public and private companies and organizations. Main current projects: LEADs -Legality Attentive Data Scientists (PI) H2020-MSCA-ITN-2020; SoBigData++: European Integrated Infrastructure for Social Mining and Big Data Analytics; INFRAIA-H2020-EU.22.214.171.124. (task Leader) – Predictive Jurisprudence, (PI) Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. Author of 6 monographs, editor of 14 collective works, published more than 200 articles, notes, chapters in Italian, English French and Spanish. He is founder and president of Smartex s.r.l. (www.smartlex.eu) a Spin Off of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.