David Valente grew up in Rome and currently reads Philosophy & Mathematics at King's College London. His wide-ranging interests are centred around innovation, spanning from European politics to data science.

Since June 2016, he is employed by VC-funded start-up Craft.co as Business Analyst and Jr. Data Scientist. He is a fellow of the Scuola di Politiche, policy-making project founded by former Italian PM Enrico Letta, among the first 100 students.

He is on a mission to find ways innovation can help solving social challenges.