Giovanni Montana received a Ph.D. in Computational Statistics from the Department of Statistics of Warwick University in 2003 and then held a post-doctoral position at the University of Chicago. In 2005, after a short stint in industry working as a research statistician for Bristol-Myers Squibb, in Princeton, he returned to the UK to join the faculty of Imperial College London as GlaxoSmithKline Lecturer of Statistics in the Mathematics Department. There, he led a statistical learning group with a focus on high-dimensional data analysis and applications in bioinformatics and medical imaging. In 2013, Giovanni joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering at King's College London as Chair in Biostatistics & Bioinformatics and continued to develop statistical and machine learning algorithms for a number of large-scale applied problems in genomics, computer vision, and text analytics. Since 2018 he holds a Chair in Data Science at the University of Warwick where he's jointly affiliatiated with the Department of Statistics and WMG (Warwick Manufacturing Group). Giovanni is a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society and Chartered Statistician, and currently holds a UKRI Turing AI Acceleration Fellowship.