Director of program development at the SIIT district from 2009 to date .
Director of the Regional TRANSIT Innovation Hub since October 2011.
In 2010, Consultant for Strategic Management and Intellectual Property Manager at ElsagDatamat, a company controlled by Finmeccanica.
Consultant of the Central Planning and Strategy Department of the ElsagDatamat Group, with a direct responsibility for the Innovation function from 2004 to 2009.
Manager at Elsag SpA and Subsidiaries of the Innovation and Development Department from 1997 to 2003. In this context, he has directed and coordinated company activities for evolving and innovating output. He represented the company and Finmeccanica, before contacts and external collaborations at a national as well as international level with Academic and Industrial entities
He has represented Elsag before Finmeccanica, before the EU structures responsible for various R&D programs (Framework Programs, TEN, PHARE, TACIS, MEDA, etc.) as well as before the Ministries and National Authorities.
From 1994 to 1997, he was Director of Central Research at Elsag Bailey, where he set up various research and development programs both within and outside the company, in the areas of hw / sw architectures, VLSI architectures and applications, pattern recognition, image processing, multimedia and advanced technologies (neural networks, intelligent sensors, etc.)
From 1985 to 1993 he was responsible for the electronic design of Elsag Bailey, where he promoted the design and development of several R & D projects, with direct effects on products and services. He has established important collaborations at the national and international level, in particular for several national projects (Microelectronics, Bioelectronics) and the European Union.
From 1970 to 1984, he worked as coordinator of research and development groups in the Società Elettronica San Giorgio, then Elsag Bailey, consisting in the spin-off of the electronic division of Nuova San Giorgio. In particular, within the Centralized Research Service, he worked on hw / sw architectures and advanced technologies (SARI-Automatic Address Recognition System, the multiprocessor Emma and Emma2).
He is the author of quite a few publications on computer systems, architectures and applications of IT and holder of several industrial patents, with extensions in the USA and in Europe .
Among various experiences, he has participated in Industrial Consortia and Research, Associations, Study Groups. These include: Vice President of the SAET section of Confindustria Genova, member of the CTS of the Ligurian Science and Technology Park, Vice President of the Genoa Training Consortium, member of the ISCT Institute, Board member of the IIC Institute CTS.