Festival del Futuro 2023: i relatori da P a Z

Denis Pantini

In Nomisma since 1997, he currently holds the position of Head of the Agriculture and Food Industry Business Unit as well as of the Wine Monitor Observatory. Economist, he carries out technical and strategic consultancy activities for companies in the food and wine industry, as well as political-economic advisory for associations and institutions in the agri-food chain.
An expert in Community and national economic policies related to the agricultural and food sector as well as support and market intelligence tools for the development of the business of food & wine companies, he was part of the group of experts on Istat "quality products" and on the "improvement of the functioning of the food supply chains" of the Ministry for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies.
Author of numerous publications, in particular on agricultural policy, on the economy and marketing of wine and quality food products, he is registered with the National Order of Journalists as a publicist and collaborates with numerous magazines in the agri-food sector. Among the various publications made: "The Italian food industry beyond Covid-19" published by Egea (2020), "Journey through the Italy of wine. Wine Tourism Observatory: regulations, good practices and new trends”, “Wine Marketing, 2003, 2008 and 2018 editions”; “The marketing of typical products (2010), “Wine beyond the crisis” (2011), “The chefs will save us” (2013), published by Agra Editrice.
He holds lectures, seminars and post-graduate courses on food&wine marketing and agri-food economics (in particular, since 2016, he has been a lecturer at the Master's of the Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna in Pisa on "Italian wines and world markets") and participates as expert and speaker at numerous conferences related to the themes of the CAP (Community agricultural policy), the economy and marketing of wine as well as the competitiveness and internationalization of the food industry.

Antonio Parenti

Antonio Parenti is the European Commission Representative in Italy under the political authority of President von der Leyen. The Representation is based in Rome and Milan. From October 2015 to the end of May 2020, Antonio Parenti was Minister Counselor and Head of the Economy, Trade and Development Section of the European Union Delegation to the United Nations. During this period he directed numerous negotiations for the EU relating to the implementation of the objectives of the 2030 Agenda and was the European chief negotiator for the global pact on migration. Prior to that, Antonio Parenti was the EU's Deputy Chief Negotiator for the Free Trade Agreement with Japan and the Head of the Unit of the European Commission's Directorate-General for Trade, responsible for relations with China and the far East. Antonio Parenti was between 2007 and 2009 Vice President of Severstal International, one of the top ten global steel producers, with responsibility for international relations. Antonio Parenti has been a career official of the European Commission since 1995.
Antonio Parenti holds a Masters in International Relations from the School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins University, a Masters in Community Law and a Law Degree from the University of Bologna.

Richard Passerini

Riccardo Passerini, born in Sicily in 1979, was professionally born in Milan with the aim of cultivating his own growth ambitions and desire to be recognized in the industrial world.
He graduated in 2004 from the Milan Polytechnic in Mechanical Engineering, consolidating his mindset as an "Engineer" but developing parallel curiosity and interest in the world of business and commerce. Thus he opens up to management consultancy, which will represent his professional school and which will allow him to devote himself to his great passions that still accompany him today: the world of manufacturing and retail industry and at the same time the study and re-engineering of supply processes Chain & Operation of companies.
He then joined Accenture in 2004, dedicating himself to major corporate transformations in the Consumer Product & Retail sector and studying how digitization can be an enabler of new business, production, management and distribution processes. Thus it launches the first mechanisms on the market of digital services to support planning in the production and transport fields (becoming the leader of the solution in the IGEM region) and prototypes integrated supply chain mechanisms among the main brand companies on the national territory.
He joined EY as Senior Manager in 2013, with the aim of expanding and consolidating the Consumer Product & Retail, in support of the market segment leadership, and of building Supply Chain & Operations services for EY in close contact with the international network.
Always curious about the manufacturing reality and the world of the factory, collaborating with the international network, he launches the services related to the Smart Factory solution of EY (Fabbrica Digitale), then subsequently launching the Operation Excellence services with a partner specialized in the field.
Reaches the milestone of the Partnership in EY in 2019, assuming after 2 years the leadership of the Consumer Product & Retail market and after 3 years also the Leadership in Italy of Supply Chain & Operations services.
Today Riccardo leads the SCO team of approximately 120 professionals and helps to govern and develop the CPR market with a growth rate of more than 30% year on year.

Giuseppe Perrone

Giuseppe, born in Diamante in Calabria, holds a master's degree in Engineering from the University of Rome Tor Vergata and is currently an EY Partner within EY Consulting Services in the Rome office, responsible for sales of EY EMEIA Blockchain and the Innovation Consulting practice in Italy.
He is a global professional with more than 10 years of experience in the intersection of business and technology, with a focus on emerging new technologies and in particular blockchain technology.
He started dealing with banking compliance and digital transformation in the financial sector and then extended his skills on new technologies in order to identify new innovative and cross-industry solutions and new business models.
Giuseppe's areas of expertise include Digital transformation, Innovation Lab (Internet of Things, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Blockchain), technical project management, banking compliance, re-engineering of operations and processes.
Working with global innovation and blockchain teams, Giuseppe led the development of new technology services and solutions to support business transformation in key industries, such as consumer products, automotive, energy, financial services and public sector.
Among the main projects, it launched on the Italian and international market the first solution in the world for traceability of the wine supply chain in blockchain "Wine Blockchain" and extended the solution to other supply chains in the food segment such as that of oranges and chicken for Carrefour, frozen products for Bofrost, buffalo mozzarella for Spinosa. The traceability solution has also been extended to completely different sectors such as for example the automotive one, with the digital car file with ACI and the news one with the ANSACheck solution.
He organized the first open innovation hackathon event on the use of Blockchain technology applied to the Italian Public Administration and in the energy sector, he occupied the role of Head of a Blockchain Observatory with weekly deliverables for customers, organizing a research working group with the main players in the Power and Utilities sector.
He is currently carrying out several blockchain projects related to NFTs and the Metaverse for retail customers, from the fashion & luxury world but also for various PAs.
He collaborates with various specialized masters of the universities of Rome Tor Vergata, Luiss Carlo Goldoni, Cattolica of Milan.

Vincenzo Russi

Nadia Pinardi 

Nadia PINARDI holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Harvard University, and she is full professor of Oceanography at Bologna University. Her major achievement is the conceptual design and practical implementation of ocean forecasting systems across the world ocean.
From 2012 to 2019 she was co-president of the Joint Committee for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology (JCOMM) of UNESCO-IOC and WMO and she is, since 2019, elected vice-president of the Commission for Observation, Infrastructure and Information Systems (Infrastructure Commission) of WMO. She is chair of the UN Decade for Ocean Science Program “CoastPredict” and Director of the UN Decade Collaborative Center for Coastal Resilience.

Ettore Prandini

Ettore Prandini is the national president of Coldiretti. A law graduate, Prandini leads a dairy cattle farm and manages a winery with the production of Lugana. He is also Vice President of the Italian Breeders Association and President of the Italian Experimental Institute “L. Spallanzani”.

Gian Luca Rana

Born in Verona in 1965, for over 35 years Gian Luca Rana has led the Pastificio Rana, founded by his father Giovanni in the 1960s. With Gian Luca, the company has gone from being a local reality to an international player and leader, while maintaining its roots firmly in the Verona area. Gian Luca joined the company in 1986, when the pasta factory was distributing 7 products in Italy and had 35 employees, and he was able to understand its potential, understanding that to grow it was necessary to focus on innovation, a fundamental engine for developing that process of change which would have projected Rana into the future.
Thanks to his strategic choices, the company now has 4,000 employees, 8 production sites and a portfolio of over 1,800 references distributed in 66 countries. After conquering European leadership with its internationalization strategy, in 2012 Rana lands in the United States and opens its first American plant, in Chicago. The products were so appreciated that in 2019 Rana became America's leading fresh pasta and a second production site was created. Visionary, innovator, obsessed with quality, Gian Luca Rana has managed to transform a regional pasta factory into a successful international reality, through an artisanal and little-known product such as fresh pasta. He has thus made one of the most precious gastronomic traditions of our "made in Italy" known and loved, making Rana a global market leader.

Emilio Rossi

Provides consultancy for strategic planning, market assessment, business internationalization, macroeconomic analysis and stress testing.
In addition to his activity in Oxford Economics and as Director of the Tertiary Observatory of Manageritalia, he is President of EconPartners and member of the UPB panel of experts.
After a few years as Senior Economist at Centro Studi ENI, he held top positions in Standard & Poor's / DRI (CEO Europe, MD South Europe, Head of Business Innovation) and in Global Insight (now IHS) as MD European Consulting Services. In these roles he has been a consultant to government institutions (including MEF, ICE, SACE), multinationals (including BMW, Honda, Siemens, UPS, Dow Chemicals, Euroports, ENI, IRI) and Italian and European banks (including UBS, Understanding).
He has coordinated numerous projects of the European Commission and collaborates with various business associations. Author of numerous publications, he writes in specialized newspapers and magazines (including Aspen, HBR, Dirigente).

Vincenzo Russi

Francesca Rosso

Francesca Rosso joined the European Training Foundation (ETF) in Turin in March 2012 as a labor market expert. In her work at the ETF, she currently coordinates the ETF Skills Demand Analysis activities and focuses on topics such as skills for the future, labor market reforms and employment policies in EU neighboring countries, in close cooperation with the European Commission and with the Delegations of the European Union. Before joining the ETF, he spent several years managing employment and job creation programs for various international bodies, including the United Nations in Serbia, the Italian Cooperation in Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro and the Secretariat of the Council of the EU at the United Nations in New York. Furthermore, he worked for some years at the European Commission in Brussels, Directorate General for Enlargement, dealing with the coordination of EU financial assistance to the Western Balkans and Turkey. A graduate in international law and a master's degree in European affairs, international relations and comparative law, Francesca Rosso is a member of the Turin Bar Association, a member of SIOI, the Italian Society for International Organizations, and an EMIB candidate at ESCP Business School.

Stephen Red  

Stefano Rosso is CEO of BVX (Brave Virtual Xperience), the business unit of the OTB Group dedicated to the development of products, contents and experiences for the virtual world or "metaverse", and sits on the Board of Directors of OTB. Since October 2021 Stefano is also a member of the Board of AURA Blockchain Consortium, representing OTB as a founding member, together with LVMH, Prada Group, Cartier (Richemont) and Mercedes-Benz.
Stefano is the co-founder and CEO of D-Cave, the gamer community lifestyle platform, and is also the President of LR Vicenza, the Italian Serie C football team.

Maria Emanuela Salati 

Maria Emanuela Salati, with a degree in Literature from the Catholic University of Milan, is responsible for the areas of training, selection, welfare, diversity&inclusion at ATM, the Milanese transport company. He is director of the Aidp magazine Human Resources Management and a member of the Aidp national executive council. He has published Neuroscience and management (2015) and Neuroscience and (development) of personnel (2021) for Guerini. In 2022 for ATM it won the Marisa Bellisario award as Work Life Balance friendly company.

Rosa Sangiorgio

Rosa Sangiorgio is Head of Responsible Investments at Pictet Wealth Management. Rosa has 25 years of experience in the structuring, management and distribution of traditional and responsible investment solutions, for institutional and private clients globally. He has worked for several European financial institutions (ie Unicredit Group, Société Générale, Credit Suisse), and has been involved in sustainability since 2012. Before joining Pictet, he was responsible for responsible investments for Credit Suisse Investment Management. Rosa is a financial analyst (CEFA – EFFAS), member of the committee of experts on sustainable finance of the Swiss Banking Association and TEDx speaker.

Frederick Sannella

Federico Sannella is Director of External Relations and Institutional Affairs of Birra Peroni, an Italian company part of the Asahi Holding group. In his professional career he has gained extensive experience in the fields of communication, sustainability and Public Affairs. In his previous experiences he held positions of responsibility in British American Tobacco. In particular – between 2002 and 2007 – he worked in the Institutional Affairs and Marketing departments, dealing with the management of relations with stakeholders, as well as the definition of Corporate Social Responsibility strategies. Since March 2018 he has been President of the Food Section of Unindustria and since May 2021 he has been Vice President of Assobirra with responsibility for ecological transition and sustainability.

Agostino Santoni

Vice President, Cisco Southern Europe
Agostino Santoni has been Vice President of Cisco Southern Europe with responsibility for Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Cyprus, Malta and Israel since November 2020, Vice President of Confindustria with responsibility for Digital.
Agostino Santoni boasts decades of experience in the Italian IT industry: from the end of 2012 to March 2021 he held the position of CEO of Cisco Italia.
From 2009 to 2012 he was CEO of SAP Italia.
He began his professional career in Compaq Computer, later in HP where he held positions of increasing responsibility for the Italian branch of HP and for the parent company up to the position of Vice President & Enterprise Sales Director of HP Italy.
From 2014 to 2017 he held the position of President of Assinform and from October 2021 to May 2022 that of President of Confindustria Digitale.
Building inclusive environments, where people and teams feel involved and have the opportunity to grow, is a key quality that characterizes Agostino Santoni's leadership style. Member of the Cisco Foundation Board of Trustees

Enrico Giovannini

Enrico Sassoon

Enrico Sassoon is the Responsible DirectorLand Harvard Business Review Italy. He began his professional career at the Pirelli Research Department (1974-1977). From 1977 until 2003 he worked at Il Sole 24 Ore with positions of increasing responsibility: Director in charge of Mondo Economico, L'Impresa and other publications; Scientific Director of the group (1997-1998) and managing director Sole 24 Ore Web (2000-2001). From 1998 to 2006 he was CEO of American Chamber of Commerce in Italy and since 1996 he is president of Global Trends-Ricerche. He was the founder and editor-in-chief of the online magazine International Affairs. He has published over 100 essays in academic journals and 10 books on economics, international trade, technology and the environment.

Antonio Scuderi

Founder and CEO of Capitale Cultura Group and ARtGlass, he is an entrepreneur, manager, professional journalist and teacher. Capitale Cultura Group is an international company with offices in Italy and Switzerland, focused on development and innovation in the fields of culture and tourism. ARtGlass is a leader in the Augmented Reality sector for cultural sites with offices in Italy and the United States. Previously, he worked for the 24 Ore Group, first as CEO of 24 Ore Cultura (production of exhibitions, prestigious publishing) and Alinari 24 Ore (enhancement of photographic archives) and then as Director of Synergies and International Markets. Previously, he had worked for 10 years at De Agostini Editore, as General Manager of Contents and Editorial Coordination. He was director and coordinator of national and local websites and newspapers. He has a degree in Political Science, attended the Carlo De Martino school of journalism in Milan and holds an Executive International MBA. He is a lecturer at IED, Treccani Accademia and Link Campus University, where he teaches Cultural Enterprise Development and Digital Heritage.

Claudia Segre

His 33-year career in Finance has developed in leading Italian banks, specializing in international markets, in the deepening of global geopolitical dynamics and related economic-financial correlations, holding positions of responsibility in the operations and managerial room in the parent companies of Gruppo Intesa. , Unicredit and Credem.
In 2016 he founded the GLT Foundation in Italy, France and the USA.
In the activities of International Relations with IMF and OECD she has supported the commitment on Womenomics, Financial Education and Gender Advocacy since 1997.
Former member of the Advisory Council of the VI Finance Commission of the Chamber of Deputies, she was Chairman of the Board of Education of ACI FX International, now Honorary Member. Founding member of ASSIOM FOREX - former Vice President of ASSIOM - she was Secretary General of ASSIOM FOREX from 2009 to 2016 and currently holds the position of Director in charge of Publications and Member of the Board of Directors and Presidency.
Member of the Technical Scientific Committee Terre des Hommes Italia and of the portal against inequalities LUCE !, he is currently Board Member of the Forum for Sustainable Finance and of AssoFintech and external member of the Equal Opportunities Commission of the Accademia dei Lincei.
He is also part of the Consultative Body of the Guarantor for the protection of crime victims of the Lombardy Region and of the Observatory on the phenomenon of violence against women and domestic violence at the Department of Equal Opportunities of the Prime Minister.
She was named by Forbes among the 100 Most Successful Italian Women of 2019 and is among the 100 Global Women in Leadership of GCPIT India in 2021.
TEDx Speaker 2021, is co-author of the book “L'Italia delle autonomie. At the test of COVID-19 ".

Marcus of Syracuse

Marco Siracusano, born in Naples on May 17, 1962, graduated with full marks in Law at the University of Naples Federico II.
In 1987 he began his career as a manager at Citibank Italia SpA, before moving on to Banco Ambrosiano Veneto, which he left in 1997 as Head of Marketing & Channel Development. From 1997 to 1999 he was Business Manager South-East Europe of Europay International SA, which later became MasterCard Europe.
In 1999 he joined Poste Italiane where, from 2002 to 2007, he held the position of Marketing Director of BancoPosta.
In 2007 he moved to Unicredit Group, where he remained until 2009, holding the roles of Country Manager Italy of Unicredit Consumer Financing Bank and President of Fineco Prestiti SpA
In the following 6 years, from March 2009 to July 2014, he was first at Intesa Sanpaolo as Head of the Private Marketing Department, and then of the Marketing Department of Banca dei Territori. In this period he was also a member of the boards of directors of numerous Group companies, including: Intesa Sanpaolo Vita, Intesa Sanpaolo Assicura, Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking, Setefi, Moneta, Banca Monte Parma, SIA.
In August 2014 the return to Poste Italiane, to fill the role of Head of BancoPosta. Among the other positions held, the main one is: Member of the Advisory Board of MasterCard Europe.
From mid-October 2017, he assumed responsibility for the newly established PMD function (Payments, Mobile, Digital), to then be appointed, from October 2018, Chief Executive Officer of PostePay SpA, a position he still holds today.

Donato Speroni

Donato Speroni, journalist and writer, is a member of the ASviS Secretariat and head of the “Futuranetwork” project. His most recent books: with Enrico Giovannini and photo editor Manuela Fugenzi, “A sustainable world in 100 photos” (Laterza, 2019); with Gianluca Comin, “2030, the perfect storm, how to survive the great crisis” (Rizzoli, 2012). He was deputy director of the weekly “Il mondo”, Eni's central director for external relations, head of communication at Istat. For twenty years he taught economics and statistics at the Urbino Institute for Journalism Training.

Danilo Taino

Danilo Taino is a columnist for Corriere della Sera. He was correspondent for Germany from Berlin, special envoy for globalization issues, head of Corriere Economia. He won the Saint-Vincent Prize for Economic Journalism in 1999.

Alessandro Terzulli

Chief economist of SACE, he previously worked as an economist at the Economic Studies Center of Confindustria and collaborated with various Italian universities in the context of master programmes, lecturing on topics relating to the international economy, the Italian economy and the evaluation of country risk. He is professor of Analysis of International Markets and Country Risk at the renowned School of Economics and International Relations of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart and Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Business Economists Group (GEI). He graduated in Economics at the LUISS University of Rome, where he also worked as an assistant for Political Economy courses at the Faculty of Political Sciences.

Andrea Tilche

Water expert, after 20 years of scientific career in Italy, from 1998 to 2018 he worked at the European Commission where he was for a long time at the head of the research programs on climate change, representing the European Union in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ( IPCC). Today he is Adjunct Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, and collaborates as an ecological transition expert with the Ministry of Sustainable Infrastructure and Mobility.
Author of numerous scientific publications, he has recently published “Seven lessons on climate transition” (Dedalo ed.), A popular text derived from his Norwegian teaching activity.

Stefano Venier

Stefano Venier, born in Udine in 1963, has been Chief Executive Officer of Snam since April 2022, one of the leading energy infrastructure companies in the world.
He has over 30 years of managerial experience in the Italian and international energy and utility sectors.
From 2014 to 2022 he was Chief Executive Officer of Hera, a multi-utility listed on the Stock Exchange active in the energy, energy and water networks and environment sectors. At Hera he was also General Manager of Energy Development and Market (2008-2014) and Business Development, Strategic Planning and Regulatory Affairs Manager (2004-2008).
From 1996 to 2004 he worked in the international consultancy firm AT Kearney, where he was first Senior Consultant dealing with energy, telecommunications and automotive, and subsequently Vice President Energy & Utilities, following some of the main Italian and European operators in the sector.
From 1989 to 1996 he was in the Eni Group, where he held positions of increasing responsibility at national and international level in the areas of Strategic Planning, Market Analysis and Strategic Projects in the petrochemical sector.
He began his professional career in 1987 in Electrolux, dealing with industrial automation.
He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Udine with a Master in Energy and Environmental Management and Economics from the Scuola Superiore Mattei.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the business school MIB Trieste School of Management.

Antonio Villafranca

Antonio Villafranca is Director of Research at ISPI and Co-Head of the Center on Europe and Global Governance.
He is professor of International Relations at Bocconi University in Milan, where he was also professor of European Economic Policies (2016-2018), and of 'Structure of International Society' at IULM University.

At ISPI he coordinated several research projects funded by Italian institutions (such as the Observatory of International Politics of the Italian Parliament) and by the EU Commission and Parliament (including Gr:een, Rastanews, Trade and Economic Relations with the Asia, and Parlatrade).
He has published extensively on global and European governance and EU policies. Among his publications: New Fiscal Rules: The EU after Covid and the War (with F. Bruni and D. Tentori), ISPI, 2022; Europe in Identity Crisis. The Future of the EU in the Age of Nationalism (edited by C. Altomonte), ISPI, 2020; The Quest for Global Monetary Policy Coordination (with F. Bruni and J. Siaba Serrate), Economics E-Journal, Kiel Institute, 2019; Global Governance and the Role of the EU. Assessing the Future Balance of Power (edited by C. Secchi), Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011.

He is an economist by training and holds a Master's degree from the Catholic University of Milan where he also specialized in Economics and International Relations.

He was ISPI coordinator of Think20 (T20) - the official engagement group of the G20 that brings together think tanks from all over the world - during the Italian G20 in 2021.