Afonso Fuggetta is Ceo at Cefriel, the Ict Center of Excellence for Innovation, Research and Education at Politecnico di Milano. Cefriel’s goal is promote and support innovation in companies and public administrations, by exploiting IC as a key element to design and deploy new products, services, processes, solutions. Fuggetta have been a member of several committees of the Italian Government including the Government Committee on Open Source Software in the Public Administration. He have also collaborated with Aipa, Cnipa, Department of Innovation of the Italian Government, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Labour, Ministry of Education and University. He is also regularly collaborating with Regione Lombardia and other local and regional administrations.