Impactscool’s Ambassadors are a group of visionary enthusiasts of innovation, technology and entrepreneurship. A team of opinion-laders from the digital world, united by courage, resourcefulness and love for the future. Through their activities the Ambassadors contribute to the workshops organization and participate in the debate on exponential technologies. They share a common dream: to create the best possible future.
Petru is CEO and Co-Founder of A.Glads, a social innovation-oriented startup which offers services for people with disabilities.
Meanwhile, he is finishing his studies in Business Administration and Innovation at the University of Turin.
Passionate about finance and exponential technologies, he believes that the notion and perception of “future” are changing every day creating many possible futures; therefore, he wants to raise awareness among the new generations who are the key for future’s stability and long-term value creation.
Federico Guglielmo Bozzo works as a surveyor and studies engineering at the Polytechnic University of Turin. Always passionate about science fiction and technology, Federico is particularly interested in the impact of technologies on society and the possible risks deriving from the management of the new means that technology and science make available to us.
Marco Pastore is a technology enthusiast and a really curious guy. He is in love with economics and is looking for valid alternatives to today’s capitalism. He is studying statistic and data science at Milano-Bicocca University. WannaBe entrepreneur. Table tennis pro player. Piano player amateur.
Recently graduated in the Msc in International Management at Ca’Foscari Venezia University with a grade of 110 cum laude, Riccardo is currently working as IT Business Analyst at everis’ Milan offices. He is truly passionate about Tech and he firmly believes in its power to improve life’s quality and create massive opportunities for our society at each level, the majority of which are still to be discovered. He is extremely interested in the world of Exponential Technologies and Startups and he truly enjoys talking to tech geeks and startuppers because he finds them exceptionally inspiring people. Riccardo is very social and a curious person and he loves to travel to discover new places.
Mara Mosconi is currently attending the Master Degree “Design for Kids & Toys” at POLI.design Milan.
Graduated in Cultural Tourism Sciences, she has worked both in the tourism and commercial fields, managing a business for years.
After a working experience in Paris, she decided to approach the design sector and to use her curiosity and imagination in favour of the new generations, designing and creating products for kids.
She has always loved mixing different knowledge and skills to create something innovative and projected towards the future, through a design thinking and lateral thinking approach.
She considers collaboration and team-work fundamental for a better future and her motto is “union is strength”.
Nicholas Chilese is very passionate about economics and innovation, as well as sociology and psychology.
He is a real go-getter and he loves learning new things; during High School he organized events with his staff and then he moved to Bergamo and he started a university course in business management.
For two years he has been working and collaborating with a startup involved in Equity Crowdfunding and he is currently working as a Digital Strategy in a consulting and training company in Milan.
Brian is 19 years old and he is from Valenza in the Piemonte region.
He is a member of WAYouth, the largest community of the Italian scholastic system.
Brian is a real go-getter, an ambitious and curious person.
Since he was a child, his greatest passions have been politics and basketball.
He firmly believes luck does not exist, instead, there’s a moment when talent meets opportunity.
Andrea Mattioli is from Cremona where he’s working as an HR Manager in an IT company.
He worked as a developer, a Project manager, a team leader, a CEO.
Technology and education are two of the main pillars of his life.
One of his life’s goal is to travel around the world and to know different cultures and learn every day something new.
He’d like to transfer his knowledge and experiences to new generations during their primary and secondary school years.
Fedra Fumagalli, after a Business Degree at Bocconi University in Milan, is working as a Human Resources Manager, focusing on people and organization development in various multinational enterprise/industries (FMCG, Retail, IT) and start-up.
She is also in the management consultancy field, leading projects about organizational transformation, business development and starting up new business unit for corporate clients.
She is a curious mind and continuous learning is her fuel: that’s why she newly got herself a master degree in Digital and Entrepreneurship.
Happy wife and proud mom of Lorenzo, she loves growing flowers and greens in her roof garden.
Pietro Crovari graduated in Computer Engineering in Genoa, where he continued with the Master’s Degree. After 4 months at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta for Research Intern, he currently works as a Research Fellow at the Milan Polytechnic.
He has worked for four years at the Genoa Science Festival where he fell in love with the world of Scientific Disclosure. He loves two things in life: his studies and the chance to spread his knowledge. Enthusiastic, incurable optimist, he faces every day with a smile and the desire to learn something new!
Stefano, 23 years old, is graduating in Forestry and Environmental Sciences and he’s a startupper and Research fellow in environmental economics.
He is trying to bring innovation into his sector, which is still nowadays static and strongly linked to the old traditions and completely cut out from the current dynamic and disruptive world.
Dynamic, curious and open-minded: these are his strongest values.
Joice Preira, specialized in Futures Thinking and Strategic Foresight, has a scientific cultural background, but she has always been attracted by the humanities.
In fact, she is working in the field of sociocultural, behavioral and consumer trends research, using the techniques of futures studies and the methods of coolhunting, trend forecasting and other qualitative and quantitative methods.
Paolo is General Project Manager of A. Glads SRL, an innovative startup that deals with social innovation and designs services starting from the needs of people with different disabilities, making them suitable for everyone, without exclusion.
During his entrepreneurial adventure, he is completing his studies in Business Administration and Innovation. Paolo is interested in technology and related innovative applications made for “everyone” as a tool for inclusion.
Domenico Mingolla, after graduating cum laude at Scientific High School, is studying Engineering Physics at the Polytechnic of Milan aimed by the desire to have a solid base in physics and mathematics, engineering design and problem-solving skills in order to face complex issues in multidisciplinary areas brought by the advent of the 21st-century technologies.
He considers himself as a futurist, a scientist and a supporter of innovation beyond ethics.
His motto: “Knowledge is Power!”. His keywords are: AI, IoT, Blockchain.
He would like to teach, train and lead people because he strongly believes in the fundamental value of education.
Matteo, persona curiosa e papà entusiasta, ha vissuto molti anni in Cina e brevemente in Svezia e Inghilterra.
Gli piace imparare sempre cose nuove, contaminarsi con persone interessanti e aiutare chi ha bisogno. E’ laureato in Economia Politica e in Studi Orientali.
Ha lavorato nel settore manufatturiero in un contesto multinazionale, governando il programma di Miglioramento Continuo (Lean Six Sigma), gli acquisti e poi la Digital Transformation.
Ama l’innovazione, intesa come energia vitale di scoperta ed evoluzione sia sul piano personale che sociale. Vuole costruire un mondo migliore.
Marco is a 19-year-old Computer Science student at the University of Milano-Bicocca. Since he was just a child he immersed himself into the world of computers.
At the age of 16, he took part in a one-year exchange program in Canada, which gave him the chance to broaden his horizons and explore different outlooks on the world. It was an eye-opening experience, that enabled him to discover and cultivate his ever-growing interest in artificial intelligence.
He is eager to learn more and more about the field and dreams of developing new technologies to shape a better future for the Earth.
Angela Eva is a Marketing Specialist passionate about technology and innovation. After her Linguistic Cultural Mediation bachelor, she graduated at UC Berkeley in Marketing and Project Management, Stanford in Digital Marketing and Digital Coach Academy in Milan. She’s recently worked in the Marketing department of a Shanghai Blockchain company specialized in digital identity and gained the Oxford Blockchain Programme diploma.
She’s taken part to the 2019 Blockchain Hackathon at WMF in Rimini and as part of a team to develop new projects.
She writes articles about Blockchain on Medium.
After a degree in economics and management, he became interested in the themes of exponential technologies and in how these impact management models and company structures. He believes that there are many opportunities for innovation offered by the digital revolution and that awareness and a critical vision are the key to making them accessible to everyone. Politics, environment, education, are just some of the arenas touched by new technologies and we need prepared gladiators to face them.
Retired swimmer, bad pong player, prosecco lover. Curious by nature, he loves reading and traveling.
Giulio loves free thinking and breaking through new paths. Since childhood he understood his aspiration and he started studying Philosophy.
During his university years he gradually approached the field of cognitive psychology and neuroscience, especially dealing with the evolutionary history of man.
Other? He loves human body and its expressive potential, both athletic and theatrical. He writes to experiment, especially poems and reflections. He looks with amazement at the space missions and the ardor of the scientific enterprise. Estimate the avant-garde, the technique and its courageous spirit.
He loves the woods and the mountains, taking care of others and still knowing, knowing and knowing. In the future, he would like to be able to develop issues on human evolution and its cognitive abilities in a new perspective. Brain-machines interfaces (BMI), genetic editing, Artificial Senses, and new teaching technologies are reshaping our skills in a new way, guiding us towards unknown evolutionary trajectories.
Antonio, degree in Economics, Master Degree in Digital Business at Luiss University, is an experienced Executive with more than 17 years of proven experience in the transportation industry.
Blogger, lean startup coach, business educator, innovation enthusiast.
Actually, he is very engaged in introducing new technologies like 3D printing, additive manufacturing, IoT and blockchain with the aim to revolutionize the way companies actually work.
His dream is to launch the first high speed train from Italy to USA through an hyperloop tunnel.
He would also love to keep in touch with an outstanding innovation community, learning new skills and working with other like-minded people.
Riccardo Garutti attended the Dante Alighieri high school in Rome and he is graduated in Economics and Management at Luiss University. He is currently attending the master course in Business Management at the same university. Always passionate about innovation and startup, he strongly believes in Impactscool ‘s mission and its values.
Klajdi ha 23 anni ed è uno studente di Scienze Politiche Internazionali al terzo anno all’università di Bologna.
Appassionato di tecnologia fin da quando aveva circa 10 anni da quando iniziò a lavorare sul suo primo computer, curioso di sapere come funzionava. Ha imparato da autodidatta e tramite tutorial, come aggiustare computer e smartphone.
Adora parlare di tecnologia, anche davanti ad una birra la sera. Ogni momento è perfetto per parlare del futuro.
Stefano has an great passion for elevators.
He is an avid reader and book collector. He reads everything from psychology essays to history essays to artificial intelligence essays. Sometimes he also reads some science fiction novels. He also occasionally reads some physics books to pass some exams.
Founder and author of Astrospace.it, Vice President of DisUP.
Journalist, speaker, consultant with a double: tech and humanities | She analyzes the impacts of emerging techs on our future. Always motivated to promote the responsible use of science and technology for the improvement of society, Nicoletta has previous experience as Director/Editor in Chied of Tech Magazines such as AI4Business and ZeroUno (Digital360 Group).
Technology impacts our lives and our companies, Nicoletta wants to make entrepreneurs and managers understand how. She does it as a journalist and trainer (brand journalism & content marketing), as anchor and speaker during several events, also as a mentor/coach and advisor (digital strategy & innovation).
Her motto: still on march, hunting for real innovation!
Tre aspetti caratterizzano Alessandro: passione, design e innovazione.
Crede fermamente che bisogna amare ciò che si fa per offrire un valore aggiunto.
È convinto che attraverso la commistione di discipline progettuali, in un mondo sempre più complesso e connesso, si possano immaginare servizi, prodotti ed esperienze significative e che l’innovazione sia il risultato della contaminazione tra mondi e arti diverse.
Unendo la sua esperienza aziendale con quella dell’improvvisazione teatrale, progetta e facilita workshop e corsi di formazione per risolvere sfide progettuali e di cambiamento culturale.
Luna is a jurist, scholar, author & blogger on AI’s ethical implications and human rights enhancement, diversity and women’s leadership.
She strongly believes that new technologies can be a perfect tool to rebalance a society that in terms of human rights and non-discrimination still has a long way to go.
She deals with intellectual property but in recent years she has been passionate about the possibilities offered by artificial intelligence, recently arriving to study its ethical implications and to deepen the revolutionary opportunities that responsible innovation can offer us.
Marcella has been working for over 25 years in the human resources sector where she works as Labor Consultant and Trainer.
Both in the university environment, as assistant, and for individuals / entities, she is a speaker in conferences / workshops on issues of the world of work, orientation, communication, diversity management.
She also designs and manages training courses within companies aimed primarily at public speaking and communication, as well as administrative / management issues.
She supports companies in assessment processes to encourage the development of soft skills also through the use of LinkedIn.
Tennis player by choice, chocolate and travel lover.
She is a supporter of Diversity & Inclusion because by valuing the differences you grow better, motivated and above all happy.
Francesco is passionate about science, technology and teaching.
His aim is to help in creating a better world of sharing, union of cultures and symbiosis between man and nature.
The “road” that he travels is the one that leads him to a world as he imagines it, to new challenges and to people who can broaden his horizons.
Today, the exponentially growing emerging technologies give his “vision” the opportunity to materialize, but first it’s necessary to learn and be aware about them.
Marica, graduated in law from the University of Bari, attended the Master in “Human Resources Management” at the LUM School of Management in Trani. Meanwhile, she gained experience in a well-known company with public participation and well-known law firms on a national and international scale. She is author of publications in newspapers and legal journals. Today, she is on the front lines with other young colleagues.
She also deals with the promotion and presentation of books and is constantly looking for new opportunities for discussion in order to provide study input to promote the protection of the individual in the digital age.
Giorgio has have been teaching History and Philosophy in the school world for twenty years. He is also passionate about coaching, public speaking and brand storytelling with the help of digital tools and social media.
He believes that anyone who practices a similiar job should be able to always make new skills and energies available to others.
Those who carry out a service such as personal and professional training know that they are acting on the beating heart of a Community: “the foundations of each State are the education of its young people”. (Diogenes the cynic)
Francesco loves getting involved when it comes to trace a path from scratch.
He is an Environmental Engineer and during his studies he collaborated with the UNESCO Chair in Life Cycle and Climate Change for a study on the environmental impact of landfills.
He currently works in a multinational as Digital Technolgy Adivisor, with the task of guiding SMEs towards digital transformation.
He is passionate about new technologies, nature and appreciates working in multidisciplinary teams. He’s mission is making human beings’ permanence on Earth sustainable .
His motto is: “… the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who really change it.” Steve Jobs
Ilaria, graduated in philosophy and saxophone, would like to specialize in digital ethics and logic. She is interested in the effects of the Attention Economy and the impact of social media on the life and well-being of people, as well as on issues of privacy and data.
She believes that technology awareness and knowledge are the first principles.
She writes, draws and travels, always looking for new ideas.
Rosalia Ferri is graduated in law from the University of Bari Aldo Moro.
She is currently working as a Junior Privacy Expert in a company that develops applications and provides IT services for public administrations. Her growth path is a summary of training and voluntary experiences made in three different countries.
In the future, she would like to combine interests in new technologies and interest in human rights in her work.
Alex è un ex ufficiale della Marina Militare Italiana con una laurea in Ingegneria elettronica delle telecomunicazioni ed una specializzazione in sistemi elettronici complessi. Durante la sua esperienza nel settore difesa, ha maturato esperienza nella gestione di progetti complessi, ad alto contenuto tecnologico, ed a respiro internazionale.
Ora è PMO Manager in un’azienda del settore automotive, ha maturato esperienza in ambito Operations ma la sua passione sono la ricerca del miglioramento continuo dei processi soprattutto in ambito Project Management. È un early adopter con l’abitudine di porsi obiettivi sempre al di fuori della sua confort zone; così non rischia mai di annoiarsi!
Carmela Cuccorese, laureata in pedagogia presso l’Università agli Studi di Bari, lavora attualmente come docente di lettere presso l’istituto comprensivo “D’Azeglio De Nittis” di Barletta e qui riveste il ruolo di Animatore Digitale.
Ha insegnato anche nella scuola primaria.
Ha conseguito l’abilitazione nella classe di concorso di filosofia e storia.
Formatrice, in cerca sempre di nuovi stimoli per migliorare le pratiche educative e pronta ad essere per tutti i suoi studenti, nel rispetto della diversità, mentore e guida.
Lorenzo Stevenazzi is a Physics student at the University of Milano-Bicocca, currently interested in the intersection between electronics and neuroscience.
Technology and startup enthusiast, he was selected to partake in the Silicon Valley Study Tour 2018 and later joined the iBicocca team, a University project which aims at spreading an entrepreneurial mindset among students.
Furthermore, he is involved in science communication at the Italian Association of Physics Students and believes Third Mission is necessary to make progress reach everyone.
Davide Salvatore is currently enrolled in the Master in Management at the ESCP Business School and in the MSc in Computer Science at the University of Bath.
He joined various competitions related to the start-up sector and he is directing a team of 8 people in a financial project that aims to develop a strategy for entering the Turin market of the European micro-mobility company “dott”, which has recently raised € 30 million with a series A round of financing.
He is passionate about technology, innovation and entrepreneurship, but he is also enthusiastic about the idea of having an impact that can revolutionize the world.
Matteo si è laureato in scienze dell’educazione all’università di Verona per poi frequentare il biennio della scuola Holden di Torino.
Ha lavorato per diversi anni in ambito sociale ed educativo dedicandosi ai ragazzi e alle politiche giovanili, nel mentre ha anche coltivato interessi in comunicazione, innovazione e business. Attualmente è impegnato assieme a Federica, la sua compagna, in un progetto d’impresa che opera online.
Crede che l’educazione al futuro sia il punto di svolta per la realizzazione di un mondo ambientalmente e socialmente migliore.
Martina si occupa di International Business Development con aziende che rispettano i valori in cui crede, quelli del conscious business, rispettando gli esseri umani e l’ambiente. Il suo lavoro principale è con DreamApply, una startup estone di EdTech che punta ad aumentare il numero di studenti che studia all’estero attraverso strumenti di IT.
Tutto ciò che fa segue un unico principio. La nascita dei nuovi cittadini del mondo: entusiasti, gentili, riconoscenti.
Studiare all’estero, già dagli anni del liceo, l’ha cambiata per sempre. È infinitamente grata al destino di averla portata a studiare e lavorare in Europa, perché è stato il regalo più importante che potesse ricevere.
Giovanni lives in Basilicata, he studies mathematics at UniBas and is a member of WAYouth, the largest community of students in the Italian school.
He defines himself as a curious, enterprising and friendly person, he loves to devote his time to other people, in fact he is a promoter of social initiatives on the national territory, mainly regarding young people and their future.
His greatest passions are technology, science, politics and spaceships. In his spare time he reads biographies of great entrepreneurs and scientists, with the goal, one day, of becoming one of them, but at the same time he devotes all his energy to become the first astronaut to explore Mars.
Angelo is attending the third year of the course Political Science, International Studies and Government Administration at the University of Padua.
For 3 years he has been living in Padua, where he found a healthy and rich opportunity with regard to his passion for politics, taking part in various activities related to the field.
He believes that a positive contact between new technologies and politics can only lead to solutions and improvements to old problems, with a view to a more direct and transparent democracy, annulling the processes of a cumbersome and austere bureaucratic apparatus, indicative of Italian decision-making slowness.
Sabrina Razza is 38 years old, she lives in Udine and she is a mother of a beautiful 9 years old girl.
She works in the Food & Wine sector and over time she has developed a wide range of soft skills because of her constant contacts with people.
After High school she has lived for three years in London; this experience gave to her a strong curiosity towards everything that surrounds her and a healthy openness towards changes.
Sabrina is interested in everything that can be called “FUTURE”.
She loves learning something new every day; she is an intuitive and instinctive person and she likes to spend time with optimistic, active and dynamic people.
She loves art and photography is her biggest passion.
Her mission is to leave a better world for her daughter and for new generations in general through education.
Her main goal is to fight the gender gap; her dream is to create strong connections and a sense of team between women to face new perspectives and job challenges together.
Fabio Vantaggiato has a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration.
When he was studying at the Bicocca University, he grew his interest in innovation and startups ecosystem thanks to iBicocca.
He wrote his thesis about the impact of artificial intelligence on the future of workforce.
He completed his studies at Talent Garden with a Master in Digital Transformation.
Leonardo is an aspiring Data Scientist willing to build collective proposals for the technological challenges of the future.
He is a student of Mathematical Engineering of the Polytechnic of Milan. He is passionate about innovation and technology and his as main objective is to understand what are the main factors that shape the structures of social coexistence.
Alex Camara, Social Media Manager and entrepreneur in new technologies and innovative marketing field, designs, creates and shares multimedia content for Impactscool’s web platforms.
He is the founder of Verona Social, a marketing company active in Italy, event organizer and a wise businessman always looking for new professional opportunities.
Davide was born in Parma in ’91. Biotechnologist before, Mental Coach now, curiosity has always moved its path in life and work. After a well structured training, he works as an ICF accredited Mental Coach as a freelancer with private individuals, schools, gyms and associations.
Biotechnology, robotics, AI and blockchain are issues that are close to his heart for the impact they will have on everyone; keeps up to date to understand them and support people and entities in the future in managing these issues, as well as in discovering themselves and in their best performances.
After many experiences in local media, Vito worked in Rds Radio Dimensione Suono, between 1996 and 1999.
In 2001 he founded the communication agency Basilicata Press where he works in press offices, journalistic projects, training, event moderation.
In 2012 he founded Lavoradio, a radio magazine/podcast that tells about the change in the world of job and its opportunities.
He created the Jobbing Fest; through this format they are bringing Lavoradio message in schools and universities. He is also coach for “Vivere Digitale”, a Facebook and Freeformers project for schools.
Gianluca Daluiso is 26 years old and he is from Riccione. At the age of 16, he started writing for local newspapers and since 2013 he has been working for “Il Fatto Quotidiano”. After his first experience in a local radio station, from 2014 he moved to run the program “Mai stati meglio” on Rai Radio 2. In 2016 he wrote his first book “Cambiare il paese per non dover cambiare paese” together with Dario Fo, Roberto Saviano, Milena Gabanelli and others. Since 2018 Gianluca has been running a web-based program on skuola.net (the first media website for young people) where he got the chance to interview the main protagonists of the Italian sphere related to Politics, Journalism, Social Media, etc. E.G. Luigi Di Maio, Matteo Salvini. Matteo Renzi, Roberto Fico, Floris, Marco Travaglio, Leonardo De Carli, GionnyScandal and so on.
Valentina Raso, graduated in Media Languages at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, is currently working as a copywriter and social media manager for Verona Social, a marketing agency based in Italy.
She is also producing multimedia content for Impactscool’s website and social media platforms.
Valentina is a “curious mind” and she’s constantly looking for new challenges. She loves poetry and creative writing and nowadays she is a personal trainer, giving the right attention to her body.
Valentina is realizing her greatest desire: be a globetrotter.
Benny Tänzer is Ambassador of Impactscool. He is a partner of Expense Reduction Analysts and deals with Economic Sustainability: he helps companies to find “unexpected” economic resources to finance CSR projects.
Son of a transnational family, he has lived all his life in Milan.
He loves to travel, read, play squash, ski, dive, eat and drink well.
He has a degree in electronic engineering at the Polytechnic of Milan, where was born his love for technology, which cultivates by attending the ecosystem of Singularity University and the initiatives of Seeds & Chips, to feed the 9 billion individuals who will inhabit the Earth in 2050.
Mauro Quinzi is a Biomedical Engineer and he studied at Politecnico di Milano and abroad.
He is currently working in Milan as an R&D Engineer in the biomedical devices field.
He has gained experience in embedded systems, firmware, mechanics and 3D printing.
Mauro is very passionate about technology, innovation and entrepreneurship; he has been selected from Hacking Health and Bocconi University to join two start-up acceleration programs.
Besides he took part of Open BioMedical Initative, a non-profit international association operating in biomedical field.
Adriano Fontanari, a young digital health enthusiast, is a M.Sc. student in Innovation Management.
In 2016 he co-founded a care management service for people that suffer from a chronic disease.
Moreover, he loves writing about digital health and how emerging technologies will shape the future of the doctor-patient relationship.
Mattia Tosato has been living in Brussels since 2010 after some experiences in Geneva and New York.
He has a strong passion for human rights and Humanitarian Law and in particular he is interested in the relations between international law and technology. (e.g. autonomous weapons and protection of civilians – right to work and robotics).
He is also looking for new opportunities around the European Institutions or in the field while he is volunteering for different associations like the ONE Campaign or the Belgian Red Cross.
He studied International Relations in Padova and Humanitarian Law in Geneva.
Gabriella was born in Taranto 54 years ago. She is an Engineer, Telco Expert, Mother, Wife, Manager, Role Model for Elis and ValoreD. She is Head of IT Product Management Commercial at TIM.
When she was 16 years old, she was reading Fromm, Jung and Freud. When she was 26 years old, she graduated in Engineering, with an experimental thesis in “Models of neuronal sources and spatial deconvolution techniques for the study of event-related events in humans”.
Gabriella made the story of telecomunication, designing IT solutions for the products / services of Telco. In the last 16 years she have been managing people and creating, together with them, products, services, processes and skills.