Francesco Marconi is a computational journalist and CEO of real-time information company AppliedXL.
He was previously R&D Chief at The Wall Street Journal leading a team of data scientists and computational journalists developing data tools for the newsroom. Prior to WSJ he managed strategy at the Associated Press where he co-led content automation and artificial intelligence efforts. Marconi was an affiliate researcher at MIT Media Lab and adjunct professor at Columbia Journalism School. His ideas have been featured in The New York Times, Politico, Forbes and the World Economic Forum.
Francesco’s book “Newsmakers: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Journalism” was published by Columbia University Press in 2020.