Marc Mézard is a Professor of Theoretical Physics at Bocconi University. He studied physics at Ecole normale supérieure in Paris and he obtained my PhD in 1984. Hired at CNRS in Paris, he was Research Director in Université Paris Sud. From 2012 and 2022 he became Director of Ecole normale supérieure, and he then joined Bocconi University as a professor, in the newly created department of computational sciences. His work focuses on statistical physics of disordered systems, with applications in various fields like information theory, computer science, machine learning, biophysics.