Journalist and writer, he is the director of the Pirelli Foundation and vice president of Assolombarda. He has been editorial director of Gruppo 24 Ore as well as editor of Lettera Finanziaria and the ApCom press agency.
Domus editor in chief, he has been a protagonist of avant-garde architecture and design since the 1970s. He has designed furniture for the most known Italian and European companies, and realized architectural projects in Italy and abroad.
Committed to corporate philanthropy, since 5 February 1997 he has been has been the President of Fondazione Cariplo, channeling his longstanding experience into what he calls “finance at the service of the people”.
Vice President at the Sony Corporation, Creative Center- the in-house design team at Sony. He heads a global team that looks over the various designs at Sony from business fields, brand touch points including design R&D activities.
Geographer and urbanist, he teaches at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Rheims University. His major study areas include the social theory of space, political geography and globalisation.
Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer of Permasteelisa S.p.A since February 2016. He is a mechanical engineer, a Registered Professional Engineer in South Carolina and in Italy, and also an Officer of the Italian Navy. Before joining Permasteelisa, he was Autostrade per l’Italia General Manager.
A Belarusian writer and researcher, expert in new media. He studies the political and social implications of technology. His articles have appeared, among others, in the New York Times, the Economist, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Corriere della Sera, Internazionale, Frankfurter Allgemeine and El Pais.
The only daughter of Ghana’s first President Kwame Nkrumah, she is the founder and president of the Kwame Nkrumah Pan African Centre, an organisation that promotes social, cultural and economic development of a united Africa.
CEO of Toyota Motor Italia since January 2018, Mauro Caruccio graduated in economy and joined Toyota in 1998. In the last three years he has expanded his international professional experience at Toyota Europe, where he assumed responsibility for Operations After Sales.
Advisor to the Egyptian Prime Minister for Heritage Affairs. He is a member of the Cairo Heritage Development Committee CHDC and of the Supreme Council for Urban Planning and Development SCUPD. He was the ambassador of Egypt to the UNESCO.
Sociologist and economist, he teaches at the Columbia University in New York and is among the most cited authors in terms of globalization and metropolitan dynamics. In the 1990s she was among the first to elaborate the concept of a global city.