Filippo Focacci Ph.D. is the Founder and CEO of DecisionBrain, a high-tech company that combines optimization, machine learning and artificial intelligence to create innovative decision-support solutions that drive operational productivity and efficiency. Before founding DecisionBrain, Focacci worked for ILOG and IBM for over 15 years where he held several leadership positions in consulting, R&D, product management and product marketing in supply chain and optimization. He received a Ph.D. in Operations Research (OR) from the University of Ferrara, Italy and has over 15 years of experience applying OR techniques in industrial applications in several optimization domains.