An interview with Teodoro Laino

Name: Teodoro Laino

Current Job: Distinguished Research Scientist, Manager at IBM Research

Scientific Discipline/Field: AI for Chemistry, Materials // Computational Material Science

Country: Switzerland

Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): G


Twitter or other social media handle: @teodorolaino

What does your job involve?

Research in use of AI to accelerate material Design and innovation. It involves also people’s managing

How did you get to this job (education etc.)?

Joined IBM Research in 2008 after one year postdoc.

Do you feel being LGBT has affected your career decisions?


Have you had any reactions from colleagues about being LGBT, either good or bad?

Support and alliance. A very supportive environment for LGBT+ at IBM research

Did you have any role models growing up (LGBT, STEM, totally unrelated.)?


What are your plans for the future?

Inspire young generation to achieve their dreams

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