Ilaria Capua is a Professor of Professor at College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Florida, leading the One Health Center of Excellence. She was a member of the Italian Parliament between 2013 and 2016. Prior to that, she was the director of the Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, in Padova. In 2006 she ignited an international debate on sharing genetic information from panzootic H5N1 virus strains across disciplines.
Diego Piacentini has been Government Commissioner for the Digital Agenda since August 2016. Working pro-bono for two years, he’s currently on a leave of absence from Amazon.com, where he has worked for 16 years in Seattle as a key member of the Executive Team and Senior Vice President of the International Consumer Business. A Bocconi graduate, he joined Apple Computer Italy in 1987 and he was promoted to the post of General Manager and Vice President for Apple Europe, in Paris, in 1997. He is a prominent mentor of Endeavor Global and is a board member of Endeavor Italy which he helped launch in 2016.
Carlo Torniai is the Head of Data Science and Analytics at Pirelli. He and his team are the forefront of the company digital transformation, driving the implementation of data products, algorithms, analytics and machine learning solutions.
Prior to Pirelli, Carlo led the Product Excellence Data Science team at Tesla Motors in Palo Alto. He. He holds a PhD in Informatics and Multimedia from the University of Florence, and was Assistant Professor and Research Lead at Oregon Health and Science University.
António Vicente is Head of Cabinet to Carlos Moedas, the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation. Prior to that he held the same position in the cabinet of Carlos Moedas, in his role as Secretary of State to the Prime Minister of Portugal, monitoring the Portuguese adjustment programme and serving as the dedicated interface with the EC, ECB and IMF.