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Roberto Saracco

Roberto Saracco fell in love with technology and its implications long time ago. His background is in math and computer science. Until April 2017 he led the EIT Digital Italian Node and then was head of the Industrial Doctoral School of EIT Digital up to September 2018. Previously, up to December 2011 he was the Director of the Telecom Italia Future Centre in Venice, looking at the interplay of technology evolution, economics and society. At the turn of the century he led a World Bank-Infodev project to stimulate entrepreneurship in Latin America.

He is a senior member of IEEE where he leads the Industry Advisory Board within the Future Directions Committee and chairs the Symbiotic Autonomous Systems Initiative. He teaches a Master course on Technology Forecasting and Market impact at the University of Trento. 

He has published over 100 papers in journals and magazines and 14 books.

He writes a daily blog with commentary on innovation in various technology and market areas.

Lecture Topics
  • The Digital Transformation
  • Smart Cities
  • Symbiotic Autonomous Systems
Virtual Lecture Topics
  • Use of Personal Digital Twin to monitor and contain epidemics
  • The Digital Transformation
  • Augmented Machines and Augmenting Humans
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