Daniela Paolotti got her PhD in Physics from the University of Camerino, Italy in 2005. She is Research Leader in the Computational Epidemiology and Public Health group at ISI Foundation in Turin. Before joining ISI in 2008, she was a researcher in the Bioinformatics group at the Novartis Vaccine Research Center in Siena. Her main interest is in digital and computational epidemiology. At ISI she coordinates a network of platforms for web-based surveillance in ten European countries called Influenzanet.