Fabio Martinelli is a research director of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), where he is referent for cybersecurity activities. His main research interests involve security and privacy in distributed and mobile systems and foundations of security and trust. He usually manages R&D projects on information and communication security. He is currently the Project Coordinator of the EU Network on Cyber Security (NeCS) and of the Collaborative information sharing and analytics for cyber protection (C3ISP) project. He also serves as an expert in the H2020 Protection and Security Advisory Group (PASAG) and acts as First Director of the Board of the European Cyber Security Organization (ECSO). He also serves as Partnership Director of the SPARTA Competence Network.