Gino Isidori received his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1996. Since 2008 he has been Research Director and head of the Theory Group at I.N.F.N. Frascati National Laboratories in Italy. He has been a CERN Fellow, professor of theoretical physics at Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa, and held visiting positions at S.L.A.C. and the Technical University of Munich (T.U.M.). Since 2009 he has been a Fellow of the T.U.M. Institute for Advanced Study. His research interests include the formulation of theoretical models to describe flavor mixing beyond the standard model.