Born in Palermo in 1974 and graduated in Business Administration at the University of Pisa, he has more than 20 years of experience in Management Consulting across several industries. He is responsible for Open Innovation services in which he engages and manages relations with the innovation ecosystem and executes transformation projects for large companies leveraging open innovation. He frequently provides business mentorship to selected startups in Med Tech, Digital Health, Sharing Economy, FinTech and Digital. In 2019 he has been appointed President of the Evaluation Committee of Premio Marzotto (the leading Startup competition in Italy). Passionate about innovation, he likes to bring energy into novelties and to connect the right things with the right people.