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I am Roberto Gallea. I was born on 19 February 1983 in Palermo, Italy. I still live in Palermo, where I am married to Renata.

I am a PhD in computer science working at the University of Palermo, Italy. I am involved in all kinds of technical stuff, both software and hardware, applied to several fields, such as data science, multimedia, electronics, computer vision, digital arts and others.

I am also passionate about woodwork. I like to embed technology into traditional designs.

I like to collaborate with (digital) artists for achieving unique performances based on movement.

I also organized TEDxCarini and TEDxOretoRiver, independent TEDx events in my local community.