Dave Winer

Dave Winer is a software developer and editor of the Scripting News weblog. He pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software. Former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School and NYU, entrepreneur, he started two Silicon Valley tech companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master’s in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Tulane University. He currently lives in New York City.

Ton Zijlstra

Ton Zijlstra works on networked agency, ethics by design and digital transformation. Change, complex challenges, and the way we organise, work, learn and live in a fully digitised and networked world fascinate him ever since he first went online in 1989. As an independent consultant he works on complex change issues, where knowledge, communities of practice and digital literacies are a part of the solution. Since 2011 he is a founding partner of The Green Land, a European open data consultancy. He assists governments and private entities in being open by design, as part of a more comprehensive and ethics based data governance approach. Since 2014 he is a senior open government data expert with the World Bank, and works in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South-East Asia. Currently he is also an external expert to the UNDP in Serbia. 

Adriana Lukas

Adriana is the founder and organiser of the monthly Quantified Self meetups in London. She is also a Visiting Fellow of the Open University in the UK. In her previous life she advised companies that wished to change by disruption. These days she studies and practices yoga, tantra and ayurveda to live a balanced life and to help others do the same.

Anna Masera

Anna Masera is public editor of the Italian daily La Stampa, where she has worked since 1999 as web editor and social media editor, with a two-year leave of absence as spokesperson at the Italian House of Representatives in Rome in 2014-2015. She has also been Director of the Masters Degree in Journalism at the University of Turin since July 2016. She graduated from Yale University with a BA in History in 1983 and from Columbia University with an MA in Journalism in 1984.

Lorenza Baroncelli

Lorenza Baroncelli is an architect. Currently she is Artistic Coordinator and Chief-curator for Architecture, Urban regeneration, Cities at Triennale di Milano. She has been Council Member for Urban Regeneration and International Projects for the city of Mantua, Associate for Special Projects at the Serpentine Galleries in London, as well as Consultant for Urban and Cultural Strategies to Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania. She has been scientific director of the Swiss pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2014 and scientific director of “15 Rooms” exhibition at the Long Museum in Shanghai. She has been co-director of the architectural studio Equipo de Mazzanti in Bogota and architect at Stefano Boeri Architects, where she collaborated in urban and architectural projects including the Concept Masterplan for the Milan Expo 2015. She graduated cum laude in Rome. Her articles has been published in national and international magazines and she has lectured in Italy, UK, Brazil, China and Albania.

 

Filippo Ligresti

Filippo Ligresti joined Dell as Sales Director in January 2008, becoming Dell Italy General Manager in December 2009. Under Filippo’s leadership Dell Italy grew significantly in size and relevance, becoming the IT partner of choice for business organizations. Following the combination with EMC, Filippo leads, as Vice President & General Manager, the Commercial Segment, and manages Dell EMC’s operations involving all Public Sector and Private Large & SMB accounts. During his 30 years of experience in the ICT industry Filippo held a number of Senior Management Roles, both domestic and international in IBM and British Telecom and co-founded and led a software company in between. Filippo Ligresti hold a Master Degree in Information Technology from the University of Milan.