He received his bachelor (2005) and master (2007) degree both with highest honors from the Computer Science department of Sapienza University of Rome. He is now a PhD student in Computer Science, his advisor is Alessandro Panconesi. Silvio joined Google Mountain View for two summer internships in 2008 and 2009, his host was D. Sivakumar. Silvio visited from February to April 2010 the University of Texas Austin, his host was Lorenzo Alvisi. Silvio visited also Yahoo! Research in Santa Clara for a summer internships in 2010, his host was Ravi Kumar. Silvio is now a research scientist at Google New York. Silvio's research interests are in social networks, information retrieval and randomized algorithms. You can find a short updated CV here.