Giovanni Bavestrelli, Director of data science at Tenova SpA


Giovanni Bavestrelli set his hands on a computer keyboard for the first time while at high school in South Africa in 1981. It was love at first touch. He then went on to study Software Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano and worked as a software engineer for various companies in different sectors.

Since 2000 he has worked for two companies; first Unisys Italia, as a manager in the team that developed the Hermes Editorial System for major newspapers and magazines throughout the world, and then since 2004 for Tenova, a worldwide leader in the development of solutions for the metals and mining industries.

In Tenova, he initially led the software development team for the Pomini Roll Grinding Machines. In 2017 he helped create and then lead the Tenova Digital Team, tasked with assisting the various business units in introducing new technologies related to Industry 4.0. He now leads the Tenova data science team and is particularly interested in machine learning. He still loves coding.


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