Scientific Committee


Marco Camisani Calzolari, Professor of Digital Communication at the IULM University in Milan, always travelling between London (where he lives) and Italy, for over 20 years dealing with the Internet. Author already several digital address books and essays on disclosure and use of the web as a driving force for entrepreneurship, currently leads  ‘Digital Emergency’, every Saturdays at 10.20 on Rai 1. It is CEO of, a social amplifier and CEO & Founder of Speakage, an Italian company that produces the major web platforms such as Social networking, WebTV, Social Media, Viral systems and founder of Digitalground, which produces B2C startups that develop successful sites, and of Digital Evaluations, which assess the quality of the presence of companies and celebrities on social networks.


Professor of Management of design at Bocconi University in Milan and brand strategy and politic in companies with high design content at the IULM University of Milan, for decades he alternates his study and research to the business community. As consulant of marketing and communications has worked for companies of excellence in the fields of furniture (Arclinea, bed and breakfast Italy, Driade, Ikea, Fiam, Poliform), fashion (Calvin Klein Europe, GFT, LVMH, Prada, Versace), jewellery (Richemont group, Chantecler, Platinum Guild), distribution (Auchan-Rinascente, Italy Ikea).


Italian academic and politician. Professor of demography at the Department of statistics of the University of Padua, he is currently a Senator of XVII Term. He teaches in the graduate courses in Political Science, International Relations and Human RightsInternational politics and diplomacy; Sociology; Statistics and Economics Sciences, as well asat the Higher School of InterAteneo in Veneto of Historical, Geographical, Anthropological Studies. He is a consultant of the Ministry for the Policies for Family. His most recent books include “Things you would not believe. Common sense test of numbers” (with G. Weber, Laterza, 2011).


Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Department of Economics and Management “Marco Fanno” at University of Padua. His research focuses mainly on issues of medium and small size of enterprises organization, governance, the organization of work in relation to new technologies, management and governance of intellectual capital. He is scientific director of the Entrepreneurship Area of CUOA. Since 2002, coordinates the activities of the StartCup Padua and he is part of the Governing Council of the University incubator StartCube.


Gradueted in Statistics and Economics with a thesis on marketing is currently a consultant in marketing and communications. From 1999 to 2009 he was President and CEO of Aegis Media Italy Aegis Group, listed on the London Stock Exchange, and from July 2010 to December 2013 was also the Honorary President. From 2010 to 2012 has been a member of the Board of Aegis Media Iberia to Latin American countries. From 2010 to 2015 has served as President of the Foundation Civic Museums of Venice.



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He has always been interested of the themes of social communication and international cooperation that is expert and professor. Director marketing and public relations of the Messenger of Saint Anthony was among the other components of coordination “Padua, Loreto, Assisi” for the Jubilee of the year 2000. He is currently the General Manager of CBM Italy Onlus, an Italian ONG, part of a Family that represents the largest international charity committed to the care and prevention of avoidable disability, especially visual, in developing countries.



From February 2016 he‘s Operations and CS of Amazon, one of the largest e-commerce companies headquartered in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. From 2011 he is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Amazon Italy logistics, a logistics centre by 25 thousand square meters can handle orders and shipments of colossus of e-commerce in our country. By January 2014 has served as Operations Director for South Europe dealing with the coordination of 6 logistics distribution centers4 in France, 1 in Italy and 1 in Spain.


Computer scientist, Professor and Italian politician, Congressman from 2013. Is one of the pioneers in the commercial introduction of the Internet in Italy. In 1989, while still a student, he founded MI.NE.R.S. (Milan Network Researchers and Students), the first Association telematics Italian student who achieved the first independent network of mail in Italy and the first electronic system for the registration to the University examinations. From 2011 was Director of Digital 24 Hour Group from which he resigned when some political parties of the third pole they nominated for Commissioner of the authority for communications guarantees. In 2014 has been appointed Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Agency for the digital Italy by the Council of Ministers.


Member of the Steering Board for the Italian Government‘s Digital Agenda and of the working group on the Organization of the Public Administration of the Extraordinary Commissioner for review of Public Spending (Spending Review), professor of corporate Strategy at the University of Insubria, Varese and SDA Bocconi of Milan and Managing Director of the Research Center EntER on entrepreneurship at the Bocconi University of Milan. Wrote on topics related to technology on Wired, Il Sole 24 ore, Management, Economy and Corriere della Sera, La Repubblica, Web Marketing Tools, ComputerWorld and GDO Week.