Giovanni Profeta holds a PhD in Design from Politecnico di Milano, where he developed a thesis on user interfaces to access digitised cultural collections within DensityDesign research lab. After obtaining the master in Visual and Multimedia Communication from the University IUAV of Venice, he collaborated on web design and digital publishing projects in some web and interaction design studios based in Italy.
Since 2012, he is carrying out applied research projects focused on data visualization and interaction design at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), in Lugano. He also teaches Interaction Design and Map Design at the Bachelor SUPSI in Visual Communication.