Michele is responsible for driving innovation from the use of IOTA technologies in the Telco Sector, including solutions for COVID-19 management, personal data, identity and GDPR compliance.
Before joining the IOTA Foundation, Michele worked as Lead Technologist for Data and Trust at Digital Catapult. He worked on a number of projects and initiatives to increase transparency and individuals control on how personal data are collected and shared.
To date, Michele matured over 15 years of research and development in the Internet of Things, both in Academia and SMEs. During his academic career, he was a Senior Research Fellow at ICS, University of Surrey, leading a number of European Projects on the Internet of Things.