Entrepreneur and manager with 30 years of experience in ICT and Innovation sectors. Expert in business processes, innovation management, technology scouting, business impact analysis, Artificial Intelligence impact on business strategies, Internet of Things and smart living. Professional of business development and executive manager. He is actually a startups Advisor and Business Angel Investor, personally supporting 25 startups.
Art curator, project and communication manager, co-Founder at Artnoise, a web magazine focused on art and culture. She has a bachelor degree in Art History at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. As curator and communication manager She worked with many museums and galleries and wrote several critical texts for art magazines and catalogs. She's editor for Arte e Critica and Inside Art and curates the Re:Humanism project for Alan Advantage.
Senior executive, 30 years of experience in IT, marketing and financial. CEO and co-founder at Mediamobile Italia S.p.A., that provides solutions and services for Intelligent Transport System, Metro “Telecom” Systems and Digital Signage markets. Senior Partner at Alan Advantage from 2014, where launched the RenAIssance project, aimed to investigate and exploit the marriage between “Humanism” and “Artificial Intelligence”.
Elena Giulia Abbiatici
Art historian, author and curator of contemporary art. She turns her curatorial research into artistic experimentation that reflects the relationship between techno-capitalism and life, with an attention to the implications that globalization, Web 2.0, migration and climate change are having on the individual, collective identities and the spaces we inhabit. She started a traveling project DIGITAL PRIMITIVES. NEURONS ON THE CLOUD with the will to investigate the imagination and the computational artistic representation. In 2015 She co-founded the artistic-curatorial platform NATION25. She writes for Arshake.com
Giuseppe is an Independent Management Consultant at iNEXT. His work experience led him to know directly several industry sectors, such as Software, Consulting, Healthcare, Textile, Food etc. He has a great experience as a freelance technical journalist and he was the author of three fiction books: “Mai stato nel Missouri” (Aracne press), “Addio Ragazze d’Avigone” Pendragon press, both available on Amazon, and “Sezione Bordiga”, currently in print with Pendragon press.
Contemporary art critic and curator. Her research is focused on the relationship between art and new technologies, with a particular focus on Internet culture. In 2002, she graduated in Art History from La Sapienza University in Rome with a master’s thesis on net art (Net Art.1994–2001), and in the following years she published a number of articles, reviews and essays for Italian and international magazines. She is the founder of Random Magazine and co-founder of Exibart and Artribune, two important Italian art magazines. She also directed the online version of FMR magazine. Since 2001 she has curated several solo and group exhibitions. From 2010 to 2012 she was a guest curator of the FotoGrafia International Photography Festival in Rome. She currently teaches “Digital Art” at Politecnico University in Milan.
Writer, exhibition curator and art critic. He graduated in Contemporary Art History at La Sapienza University of Rome. He is specialized in Contemporary Art History at the School of Specialization in Siena, directed by Enrico Crispolti. He currently manages the online art criticism platform Pensiero Meridiano, the Antonello Bulgini Archive and the communication company FoolOptional srls. He also collaborates with the itinerant project Le Stazioni Contemporary Art of Milan, of which he is co-creator. This year he also co-founded the 10 little indians project , which will each year include a selection of 5 artists and 5 critics under 30 of the international scene. He currently teaches at Rufa University of Fine Arts.
Salvatore Iaconesi e Oriana Persico
Salvatore is a robotic engineer, hacker, TeD and Eisenhower Fellow. Oriana is an expert in communication and digital inclusion and cyber-ecologist. Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico observe the mutation the societies with the advent of networks and technologies ubique. Between poetics and politics, bodies and architectures, squats and revolutionary business models, the couple promotes a vision of the world in which art is the link between science, politics and economics. They are authors of global performances, publications and works exhibited all over the world. They teach Near Future and Design at various faculties, including the ISIA of Florence and the La Sapienza University of Rome, and are founders of HER - Human Ecosystems Relations, research center that uses art and design to create processes of cultural acceleration through data, as an existential boundary of human beings in contemporary societies.
Matteo Cremonesi (1984, Brescia, Italy) focuses his interests on contemporary art and new media, studying the aesthetic, social and political impact of the Internet and new technologies on contemporary culture and art production. He is PhD candidate at Luephana University of Luneburg, Germany; he is lecturer of Cybernetics at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera – Milan; and works at Link Art Center as curator of the online exhibition space Link Cabinet. Since 2011 he contributes to Artribune Magazine writing about web-based art. He is a member of the art group IOCOSE that have been exhibiting internationally at several art institutions and festivals. IOCOSE's art investigates the after-failure moment of the teleological narratives of technological development, in regards to both their enthusiastic and pessimistic visions. Ph: Nicola Tirelli
Cristina Dinello Cobianchi
Born in Venice, she lives and works in Rome. Since 2004, she founded AlbumArte, an independent non-profit cultural association of which is currently President and Project Manager. After numerous Modern Art projects, from 2010 through AlbumArte she has exclusively produced and focused on Contemporary Art projects. Among others, she had collaborations with the MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts, the La Galleria Nazionale in Rome, the Italian Institutes of Culture in Istanbul and Prague, the Institute Français, the Real Academia de España, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, the Galata Rum Okulu-Greek School of Galata in Istanbul, as well as with different independent spaces, artists and curators both in Italy and abroad. She collaborates with Exibart and she has written numerous texts for art books, monographs and catalogs.