Born in Turin in 1965, he graduated in Electronic Engineering at Politecnico di Torino in 1992. He spent 15 years in the Fiat Research Center, where he held various roles related to innovation of technological and business processes. In 2008 he was the head of the strategic planning of the Fiat Group innovation centers, such as the Fiat Research Center (Orbassano - TO) and ELASIS (Pomigliano D’Arco - NA). From 2009 to 2014 he worked in FCA, in R&D EMEA of strategic planning and feasibility (times, costs of the product plan and vehicle architectures). Since 2014 he has been working as a freelancer consultant. Starting from 2015, he has been the technical manager of the MESAP Innovation Hub of the Piedmont Region, dedicated to Smart Products and Smart Manufacturing, and now represents the Piedmont Region in the National Intelligent Factory Technology Cluster. He is part of the Scientific Technical Committee of the ITS Sustainable Mobility, Mechatronics and Aerospace of the Piedmont Region.