Principal Applied Scientist at Amazon AI, he leads a research project on automatic dubbing and oversees the science work behind the Amazon Translate service. He is a visiting researcher at Fondazione Bruno Kessler and a lecturer at University of Trento. His research expertise focuses on automatic dubbing, machine translation, speech translation, language modeling, information retrieval, and speech recognition. In these areas, he co-authored more than 200 scientific publications, contributed in international and national projects and co-developed open source software packages for machine translation (Moses) and language modeling (IRSTLM) used worldwide by research and industry. He has been a board member of the European Association for Machine Translation (chair of EAMT 2012), founding officer of the ACL SIG on Machine Translation. He co-founded MateCat.