Massi is a research scientist at Google Zurich. Previously he has worked as a researcher at Yahoo! Research and the Italian National Research Council. He carried out undergraduate studies at the University of Rome "La Sapienza" and obtained ScM and PhD degrees from Brown University. His main research interests involve language understanding and its applications to web search and conversational technologies. Massi has worked on a wide range of topics in natural language processing and information retrieval, including disambiguation, acquisition, information extraction, syntactic and semantic parsing, query analysis, computational advertising and question answering. He is also a lecturer at ETH Zurich from 2012, teaching "Introduction to Natural Language Processing".