Jacopo Ottaviani is a computer scientist and journalist. He is experienced in data journalism and cross-border media projects (see Columbia Journalism Review). He builds narratives and visualisations around data and his work has been published by, among others, The Guardian, Al Jazeera International, Foreign Policy and Internazionale. In 2014 he took part in the team which produced The dark side of the Italian tomato, an interactive documentary published by Al Jazeera, RFI and Internazionale. He won the Data Journalism Award with The Migrants Files, a cross-border data project that uncovered exclusive information on the plight of migrants trying to reach Europe. He coordinated Generation E, a cross-border, crowdsourced and data-driven project on south-european migration, published by 7+ international media.