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Gerardo Volpone

(Technology Strategist, Microsoft)

Gerardo Volpone is a Technology Strategist with the responsibility of offering technological guidance for digital transformation activities by elaborating sector scenarios and acting as a trusted technology advisor to Italian institutions and bodies.

Gerardo is also a Coordinator and Lecturer at the LUISS Business School where he teaches “Blockchain Garage Thinking” and a Lecturer at the European Institute of Innovation and Sustainability where he teaches “Technological and Sustainable Innovation”.

Previously, he taught Innovation, Technology and Sustainability at major Italian Universities.
Before his current role at Microsoft, he was Global Blockchain Traceability Product Strategy Lead and Innovation Manager at EY responsible for innovation, supply chain traceability and self-sovereign identity solutions.

Throughout his career, Gerardo has managed various strategic projects and the implementation of end-to-end solutions in the Government and Public Sector (for Italian and European Institutions), Consumer Product & Retail, Media and Telecommunication, Automotive, Transportation and Financial Services, with a particular focus on sustainability and innovation issues.