Director of Research and Innovation, SUPSI
«Working for a better new era, where digitalization will be an opportunity.»
Graduated in Physics at ETH Zürich. Researcher. He specializes in computer science and is still working entrepreneur and company founder in the private sector acting also as a consultant and leader of various IT projects. Professor at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI) and member of the Board for research He was the founder of the Innovative Technologies Department (DTI) who has managed for many years.
Today he is Deputy Director for Research and Innovation at SUPSI and member of SUPSI Board of Directors. (www.supsi.ch) Vice President of the Swiss Accreditation Council (www.akkreditierungsrat.ch). President of the Agency for Regional Development and Innovation in Canton Ticino (foundation AGIRE). (www.agire.ch) He was a member of the Swiss Science and Innovation Council (SSIC). Within SSIC responsible for innovation topics. (www.swir.ch) He has been a member of the Research Commission and the Education Commission of the Swiss Conference of UAS Rectors. He was president of the Ticino Data Processing Association (ATED). He is sixty, lives in Switzerland (Ticino) with his wife, father of five grownup children operating in Europe and grandfather.