Andrea is the Innovation & Digital Growth Hacker in Residence at Nestlé Research, where he leads the digital efforts of teams in the R&D Accelerator. Before joining Nestlé, he delivered on complex digital transformation initiatives for almost a decade as an independent, Bureau Veritas-certified Innovation Manager & Digital Transformation Consultant. He bootstrapped two businesses, a digital agency and a training company; he was also the lead executive trainer for Digital Transformation at Italy's CXOs and Directors Training Center. Andrea served the highest institutions of his home country by working on digital policies at the Italian Parliament and at the Prime Minister's Office. He was also a researcher at SDA Bocconi’s DEVO Lab, an initiative in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Andrea is the Founding Curator of the Lausanne Hub of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Community, being nominated Global Shaper in 2012. Additionally, he has been selected to attend the Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos. Andrea holds a BA in International Relations from Milan's Catholic University and is a Master of Public Policy (MPP) candidate. Andrea has been recognized as a Forbes Under 30 and featured in "20 Millennials capable of changing the world” by La Repubblica.