Alessandro Mantelero is professor of Law at the Polytechnic University of Turin and programme coordinator of the Double Degree program in Management and IP Law (Polytechnic University of Turin - Tongji University of Shanghai).
In 2016, he was appointed expert consultant by the Council of Europe to draft the Guidelines on personal data in a world of Big Data (2017).
He has held visiting appointments at Harvard University (Berkman Center for Internet & Society), University of Oxford (Oxford Internet Institute), Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology (School of Public Administration) and Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, Faculty of Law and Political Science).
His research interests cover the field of law & technology, with a special focus on data protection, big data, AI, IoT, robotics, and smart cities. He is member of the Editorial Board of Computer Law & Security Review and Associate Editor at European Data Protection Law Review.