Program manager of the “Smart Cities and Communities” area of Trento RISE (Italy). Research director at Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Trento, Italy), where he leads the Service Oriented Applications research unit. He is also the former director of the Trento Laboratory of Interoperability and E-Gov (LEGO).
He has a long experience in EU (FP7 and CIP-PSP), national and regional projects in the areas of distributed systems and services, e-government and, more recently, smart cities. In particular, he is scientific director of FP7 SMARTCITIES project "Streetlife" and project manager of Trento RISE flagship project Smart Campus.