Levente earned his PhD degree with a Geomatics focus from the University of Florida. He also holds an MSc in Geography from the University of Szeged, Hungary. Previously, he was a visiting scientist at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission in Ispra, Italy, and at the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences in Villach, Austria. He also served as a data scientist for a geospatial startup, Mapillary. Levente's research is mainly concerned with data quality of user-generated content, understanding user behavior in online communities, and spatial analysis of social media and other online platforms. He is an avid open data and open source software advocate.