Francesco D'OrazioCEO at Pulsar
Francesco D’Orazio is a researcher, product designer and entrepreneur specialised in online audiences and Internet cultures. He holds a PhD in immersive media and the evolution of digital audiences.
He is the Co-Founder and CEO of award-winning audience intelligence platform Pulsar. Prior to Pulsar Francesco was Research Director at innovation consultancy Face and director of the Visual Social Media Lab, an industry-academia think tank specialised on studying the impact of social media images on society and culture.
He’s a regular speaker at research, innovation and technology conferences such as IIEX, TedX, Big Data Week, Social Media Week, Social Data Week, Strata, WARC, MRS, Esomar, Virtual Worlds Forum, World Business Forum.
His work on virality, social influence, public opinion and misinfo has been featured in the likes of BBC, Guardian, CNN, Forbes, The Independent, Daily Mail, Mashable, Gigaom and Business Insider.