We are an independent team of two, based in San Francisco. Our userbase goes from sport enthusiasts to elite athletes, including coaches & athletes in the NBA, MLS, NFL, MLB, NHL and many Olympic disciplines. Currently, more than 10 000 people across the globe are using HRV4Training to measure physiological data and improve performance. Our long term goal is to push further our knowledge on complex relations between physiological data, lifestyle and performance by providing users with a clinical grade tool, and outsourcing data collection to thousand of users.
Marco is a data scientist and developer mainly working at the intersection of health, technology and sports. He obtained his PhD in applied machine learning cum laude from Eindhoven University of Technology (NL) and his MSc also cum laude in computer science engineering from the University of Bologna (IT). He has published 30+ papers and several patents in the field during the past 5 years. Since 2012, he has been developing mobile apps using the phone's sensors to provide unique insights on the user's physiological status (such as heart rate and heart rate variability) without the need for external hardware. Currently, he is leading product development & research for HRV4Training as well as data science activities at Bloomlife, a digital health startup focusing on helping expecting mothers have a healthy pregnancy. He is a passionate runner and cyclist.
Alessandra is a curator, producer and organizer who had collaborated with many cultural institutions in Europe and United States. She received her BA in Preservation of Cultural Heritage from the University of Bologna (IT) and she graduated with an MA from the Visual Arts Faculty at IUAV Venice. She had a research position at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht (NL). A former gymnast, she is a certified first level gymnastic trainer and judge, a certified international pool lifeguard, a passionate runner and a committed yogi. Since 2015 she is business developer and communication manager for HRV4Training.
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