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BSc(HONS) in European Business with Technology at the University of Brighton (UK). He obtained the Master of Management in the Network Economy degree (MiNE) at the Catholic University of Piacenza
He spent one year in the United States where he worked as visiting scholar at the School of Information Management and Systems (UC Berkeley) and at the Center for Technology in Government (NY).
Since 2001 he joined the Technology to Business Unit of the Mario Boella Institute where he is in charge of the research and project management activities involved in studying and monitoring the diffusion of ICT technologies among the stakeholders present on the regional territory. Such activities are mainly aimed at supporting the design of public policies.
His research interests are multidisciplinary and lie in the overlaps of economics, telecommunications and information technology. Some research topics he has dealt with are: regulation of the broadband market, innovation and technology management in the public sector, policy making for the development of the Information Society at regional level.
His research activities are carried out mainly in international projects, some of which co-financed by the European Commission.
He currently teaches "eGovernment and Online Auctions" and "Economics of Information" to international master students at the School of Information Technology of the Polytechnic of Turin. He also teaches a course on "Information Management in the Public Sector" to undergraduate students for the Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering of the Polytechnic of Turin.
He is an active member of the European E-Government Society (http://www.egov-society.org/).
He is also involved in the organization of a number of eGovernment related Academic events:
- EGOV Conference (Dexa Framework) - Program Commitee Member
- HICSS (USA) - eGovernment Services and Information Minitrack Chair
- MetteG (IT) - Program Commitee Member
as author at 11th Forum on Europe: Foresight Conference "The Future of Information Society and Challenges for Good Governance" and Preparatory Workshop "Western Balkan Futures: Foresight 2020 Project", Bled 2010,
together with: Mladen Dragašević, Goran Radman, Jose Jacob Kallarkkal, Désiréé Pecarz,
Fast Track Interreg project(B3 - Regions for Better BroadBand Connection)
as coauthor at 11th Forum on Europe: Foresight Conference "The Future of Information Society and Challenges for Good Governance" and Preparatory Workshop "Western Balkan Futures: Foresight 2020 Project", Bled 2010,