As Head of AI at Amplitude Capital, Mario performed research on Deep Convolutional Networks applied to time series data. More recent research interests of him are the generation of synthetic price data with GANs. Initially, Mario started as a Quantitative Researcher for Amplitude, where he was developing systematic trading strategies. He holds a Ph.D. in Theoretical Particle Physics from the University of Graz and has two years of post-doc experience from his stay in Rome. Mario studied Physics at the University of Tuebingen and the State University of New York, Stony Brook.