bosio 110 Antonio Bosio

Product and Solutions Director, Samsung

45 years old, solid engineering education, he used to work in the field of the technology development within
global companies…


…where he contributed to the launch of the most successful implementations.
In 2002 he joined Samsung Electronics Italia where, as Product and Solutions Director, he is responsible for the
development of products and services, both in the Consumer and Business segment.
With Samsung Italy and selected museums he has designed an innovative and immersive visitor experience that,
leveraging existing and proved technologies, gives people a new way to enjoy art. From the other perspective, the same technologies make the museum more visible and accessible, allow a more efficient management of spaces and time, multiply opportunities.

Pier_110 Pier Bardoni

Founder and CEO, Things

Founder and CEO of THINGS (www.things.is), a Milan-based physical-digital
design agency founded in 2012 on the vision of the Internet of Things…


.. (shown by @iotwatch among the first ones in Europe). Electronic Engineer, he has always been enthusiastic about innovation and digital culture. Since 1995 he worked as Engineering Manager in a web agency and later he held the position of Business Manager, Digital Strategist and Supervisor for some of the most important Italian digital agencies: Inferentia, Fullsix and finally H-art, after working as Head of Strategic Media Consulting in GroupM, holding of WPP.

Cassini 110 Alan Cassini

Key Account ManagerVidiemme

Alan is currently Key Account Manager at Vidiemme Consulting and Managing Director & co-founder of VDM Labs…


…He graduated in Electronic Engineering in the 2008 and in 2011 got a Master in Business Strategy at the Business School of Sole 24 Ore.
Prior to Vidiemme Alan worked with Apple in Cork, Ireland at the iPhone Tech support; with H3G at the Innovation & New Media department and at Neosperience where he ledthe development of the first Italian Mobile Applications.

castoldi110 Roberta Castoldi

Innovation and Interactive Experience ManagerSr Labs

Roberta Castoldi is Innovation and interactive experience manager at SR Labs, Milan…


…She is Ph. D. in Cognitive Sciences and has been post-doc researcher in human-computer interaction at JRC – European Commission, leading the project Geographic Information and Visual Perception (2009-2012). Trained in music at Milano Scuola Civica “Claudio Abbado” and experienced cello performer, at SR Labs, since 2012, she leads and coordinates projects developing solutions where eye tracking technology supports art, culture, education, events and exhibitions.   

codignola foto Federica Codignola

Assistant Professor in Marketing & Management, Università Bicocca

Her résumé is varied in terms of academic background, public relations savoir-faire, international experiences, and language proficiency…


Her main expertise is in the field of: art markets, art markets and globalization; arts and cultural marketing and management; and cross-cultural management. Since 2005, she is a tenured assistant professor in Marketing and Management at the University of Milan-Bicocca (DEMS, Department of Economics, Quantitative Methods and Business Strategies). In that capacity, and previously as a PhD student, in the past few years she was able to study and work in a number of international environments, such as Italy, France, Switzerland, England, Canada, Netherlands.  Alongside with her academic career, she has cultivated a special interest in fine arts and cultural events in local and global contexts. Over the years, she was able to expand that interest in a number of events which she helped organize professionally.

CORTINOVIS ok Massimo Cortinovis

Founder and CEO, Stylum

Massimo is a long time entrepreneur and strategist in the Digital Marketing&Communication Arena since 1995 when he founded my first web agency: Esperia…


…Since then he’s managed several Agencies which all had a strong focus on innovation in the field of Digital Communication. In 2012 he founded Stylum, a Digital Communication Agency which makes large use of technology (IOT included) and Rokivo, a UX Design Agency based in San Francisco

giuliano_gaia110 Giuliano Gaia

Co-Founder, Musei-It/Invisible Studio

Giuliano is the co-founder of InvisibleStudio, a cultural consultancy studio based in Milan and London…


…crafting online and offline cultural experiences for many institutional and corporate clients like Malta Tourism Authority, WWF, ING Direct, Bayer, Pomellato, iRobot, McAfee and many others. He’s been teaching in many Italian Universities and is author of papers and articles related to museums and technology. He is the founder of www.musei-it.com, an online magazine and community related to museums and ICT.

Girotto110 Maria Grazia Girotto

Head of Communications, Marketing and Public Relations, Museo del cinema di Torino

Responsible for the Museum’s communications strategies and activities related to public image, advertising, marketing, promotion, web, fund raising and events;…


…project manager of the museum’s digital innovation and oversees communications and marketing for the film festivals organized by the Museum (Torino Film Festival and Environmental Film Festival). Journalist, with an arts degree in literature and art history; member of the Italian Federation of Public Relations.

lanzinger110 Michele Lanzinger

Director, MuSe Museo delle Scienze di Trento

Director of MuSe, graduate in Geological Science and, PhD in Anthropological Sciences. His area of research relates to the human population of the Alps in the prehistoric age, subject on which he has published numerous scientific papers…


Appointed as conservator of the Geologic and Paleontologic sector of MuSe in 1988, he became its director in 1992. Since then he has developed an intensive program of temporary exhibitions which led to a wide increase of visitors to the MuSe. From 1997 to 2004 he was president of ANMS, National Association of Science Museums. Since 2011 is the only Italian representative of the board of directors of ECSITE, the European network of museums and science centers.

Lapiana Pietro Lapiana

CEO, Eurolink Systems

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths…



President at Ermes Technologies

2005 – Present (10 years)

ERMES TECHNOLOGIES (European Research & Manufacturing of Engineering Solutions) is an European

Engineering Company deeply involved in High Technologies systems. His skills are in Embedded

Computing/Digital Signals Processing, Digital/Analog Electronics Remote Piloted Vehicles systems

(Terrestrial, naval and Air Drones assisted systems) Project Management for Multimedia Live Entertainment

(Themed Entertainment division).

Founder & President at Eurolink Systems Group

November 1993 – Present (21 years 6 months)

Eurolink Systems Group is a private Italian Group focused on Embedded Processing Solutions for Real

time, high reliability applications, Unmanned & Robotics Platforms . The hw & sw portfolio supported is

the widest available and state of the art in the industry from “Ether to Ethernet”. Ermes Technologies is the

engineering Company of the Group

OEM & Distribution Sales Manager at Analog Devices

January 1983 – June 2007 (24 years 6 months)

I joined the ADI Team to start up the Italian operations and after 10 years as Center South Italy OEM &

disti Manager I founded Eurolink Systems still involved as ADI rep for the mil/aero mkt until June 2007.

Between 1998 and 2007 I have been Italian MIL/AERO OEM Manager . In this position I actively worked

on the major defense and aerospace multinational programs like Eurofighter, EH101, NH90, IRIS-T, VIMSCassini,

Artemis, Sicral, Rosetta, etc

CEO at Eurolink snc

1994 – September 1997 (3 years)

Mil Aerospace ADI Rep for Italy

Tech Eng at Elettronica SpA

February 1976 – December 1983 (7 years 11 months)

Analog RF/IF designer, IR systems designer

Tech Eng at Selenia , now Selex Electronic Systems

January 1975 – February 1975 (2 months)

Radio receivers designers

adele110 Adele Magnelli

International Project Manager, ETT

Adele Magnelli is project manager in ETT with a good experience in multimedia exhibitions.


She strongly believes in the added value of new media in the cultural sector and in ETT she manages projects related to the design and implementation of EU funds concerning innovative tools applied to the cultural heritage. Adele’s expertise lies in project management and networking building, primarily related to the company’s external relations and to the design of technological innovation specifically applied for museums to promote their services and increase their revenue and visibility in an international market.

Risager100x110 Claus Risager

Partner and Director, Blue Ocean Robotics

B.Sc. in Computer Science (ICT), M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, Ph.D. in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI)…


…More than 25 years of experience (since 1988) in robotics with expertise in research, development and innovation. Created one of Europe’s largest robotics innovator companies with more than 80 experts. Experienced leader of robotic companies in Denmark and USA. Has given more than 200 talks about robotics and holds international positions at IFR and formerly EURON/EUROP. Co-organiser of RoboBusiness Europe. Assisting the European Commission in reviewing and evaluating European proposals and projects.

rubin 110 Mauro Rubin

President, Joinpad/Fasthink

Mauro  was born in 1980 in Turin. He developed his first program in “basic language” when he was eleven years old, discovering the passion that would have stayed with him for the rest of his life. …


…Since then he’s managed several Agencies which all had a strong focus on innovation in the field of Digital Communication. In 2012 he founded Stylum, a Digital Communication Agency which makes large use of technology (IOT included) and Rokivo, a UX Design Agency based in San Francisco.

Pisu 110 Stefano Pisu

Project Manager, Torino wireless

Stefano is a project manager with particular expertise in business development, innovation management  and strategic consulting…


…He is responsible for consulting services for the Municipality of Torino, concerning the Smart City initiative. In 2013, Stefano was project manager for the SMILE (Smart Mobility, Inclusion, Life&Health, Energy) project, that aimed at giving the City the first masterplan in the Smart City initiative. Stefano is also responsible for consulting the Torino Chamber of Commerce, along with other local institutions, coordinating innovation projects that require or involve technology and management skills. Prior to this, Stefano was analyst for the Italian VC Hub, an Italian Venture Capitalists’ association, analyst and researcher at ISMB, a private research center focusing on ICT, contract professor at Level II Master in e-Business and ICT for Management, Politecnico di Torino, teaching Business Planning for hi-tech ventures and member of the Evaluation Committee of Innovative Enterprises Incubator of Politecnico di Torino.
He holds a MS in Management Engineering, and has a 10 years experience in project management, strategic marketing, business planning and Information Systems.

Stammel 110 Christian Stammel

Founder and CEO, Wearable Technologies

Christian  is the founder and CEO of the – first of its kind – innovation and business development platform for Wearable Technologies (WT) …


…As serial entrepreneur, Christian founded his first two companies during university. Since the mid-90s he has founded more than 10 companies in the fields of geo data, navigation, internet, open innovation and technology consulting with a proven success record. Currently he operates as CEO of Wearable Technologies AG and is a frequent keynote speaker on topics like IoT and beyond. His work enables multinationals and entrepreneurs alike to connect with forward thinkers, investors and most influential people within disruptive and converging industries. He developed the renowned open innovation platform Innovation World Cup Series through which he and his team support thousands of companies every year. As well-known supporter of companies of all sizes his brainchild Wearable Technologies is acting as a business accelerator for the entire WT ecosystem. As keen as he is about technology as passionate he is about surfing and snowboarding – always riding the biggest waves first.