Born in Rome (Italy) in 1968, graduated in Mechanical Engineering in 1993 at the University of Rome La Sapienza, achieved the MBA in 1998 at the Bocconi University Milan.
He is the Managing Director of ABI Lab, the Banking Research & Innovation Centre promoted by the Italian Banking Association which is currently composed by 170 Italian Financial Institutions and 65 ICT providers.
Moreover, he is founder and Director of CERTFin, the national center of excellence on cyber security for the banking sector promoted by ABI and Bank of Italy, he is responsible for international research activities in conjunction with European Institutions and Research & Innovation centers and he managed several EU funded projects on Cyber security.
He was a managing consultant for international consulting firms such as Accenture and Cap Gemini Ernst&Young developing projects in the Financial Services and ICT sector.
Even before, he had the responsibility as E-business leader in GE Oil&Gas to define and implement the world wide B2B e-business strategy.