Paolo Bestagini was born in a Novara, Italy. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Telecommunications Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano in 2008 and 2010, respectively. In 2014 he received the Ph.D. in Information Technology also from the Politecnico di Milano. From August to December 2012 he was visiting Ph.D. student at the Imperial College of London, UK, where he worked on the analysis of acquisition footprints in video sequences.

He is currently an Assistant Professor at the ‚ÄúDipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria” of the Politecnico di Milano. His research interests include multimedia forensics and acoustic signal processing for microphone arrays.