Positions held:
2015 July -  Assistant Professor | Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
Organizational Behavior group
2014 - 2015 Postdoctoral Scholar | Stanford University, Department of Computer Science
Hosted by Jure Leskovec
2010 - 2014 Deputy Director | University of Cambridge, Psychometrics Centre
Leads research in the area of human behavior in the digital environment and the development of modern psychometric tools. Co-created a consortium which was awarded a prestigious European Union grant under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), to work on an on-line collaborative environment. Published a number of open-source research tools including ApplyMagicSauce.com (Psychological Traits Prediction Engine); Concerto (an online adaptive testing platform); myPersonality Project (collaborative project between 50+ universities)preferencetool.com (audience intelligence platform).
2010 - 2014

Researcher | Microsoft Research | Online Services and Advertising Group
Research aimed at psychological profiling based on digital footprints, optimising the performance of crowds in the online environment and the application of intelligence tests in the online environment.

2014 – 2015 Stanford University - Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Computer Science, Stanford Network Analysis Project
2010 – 2014 University of Cambridge – PhD in Psychology
Project funded by Boeing aimed at understanding human behaviour in the online social network environment and its significance in the context of international corporations and consumer research.
2008 – 2009 University of Cambridge – MPhil in Psychometrics (distinction)
Master’s Thesis (first-class honours): Comparison of the accuracy of traditional and polynomial Item Response Theory models in personality assessment
2002 – 2008 University of Social Sciences and Humanities – MSc in Psychology (distinction)
Master’s Thesis (first-class honours): “The psychological effect of the Buy-It-Now price on the auction outcome.” Minors in: Negotiations and Mediations, and Consumer Behaviour & Marketing

Community service:
  • Editor
    • European Journal of Personality
  • Steering Committee Member: 
  • Guest Editor: 
    • Current Opinion in Behavioural Sciences
  • Programme Committee Member: 
    • 3rd Workshop on Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services (EMPIRE) 
    • 21st ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD)
    • 2nd Workshop on Computational Personality Recognition at ACMM
    • 1st Workshop on Computational Linguistics and Clinical Psychology at ACL
    • 7th International AAAI Conference On Weblogs And Social Media
    • 1st Workshop on Emotions and Personality in Personalized Services (EMPIRE)
Occasional reviewer for:
  • Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)
  • Psychological Science
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (JPSP)
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Emotion
  • Psychological Methods
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
  • Journal of Research in Personality
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (PSPB) 
  • Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) 
  • Computers in Human Behavior 
  • Communications of the ACM
  • PLoS ONE
  • Aggressive Behavior 
  • British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology (BJMSP) 
  • Scientific Reports by Nature
  • Journal of Homosexuality 
  • Transactions on Affective Computing 
  • BMC Research Notes 
  • User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction: The Journal of Personalization Research
  • Templeton Foundation 
  • Thiel Foundation