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Antonio Dini

(b. 1969 in Florence, Italy)
"Mostly, I Write"

Journalist, author, instructor. Passionate about innovation and technology, especially computer science. Focused on the economical, social and cultural issues concerning new media, new technologies and Internet, with relation to companies, public administration, digital innovators. Adept storyteller of international business and technology trends for the Italian market. Scholar of innovation, sociology, critical thinking, computer science culture and computational thinking.

Twenty-year record of articles on Italian national publications (Il Sole 24 Ore, La Stampa, Il Post, Wired and others). Covered the main innovation tech events worldwide since 2002 with written reports, livestreams, podcasts, radio broadcasts, interviews of many important innovation leaders: Steve Jobs (Apple), Bill Gates (Microsoft), Steve Ballmer (Microsoft), Carly Fiorina (HP), Larry Ellison (Oracle), Kaz Hirai (Sony), Mark Hurd (HP, Oracle), Hasso Plattner (SAP).

Authored 11 books, partecipated in round tables and barcamps, hosted radio programs, taught in seminars, courses and training programmes offered by universities (Università Cattolica, Università Statale and Civica Scuola di Cinema "Luchino Visconti" in Milan, Università Statale di Bergamo) and other organizations.

Skills: Italian writing for either popular audience or targeted niche audiences; localizing and disseminating international technology trends for the Italian news market; perfect understanding of written and spoken English; providing comprehensive, clear and engaging informative presentations; able to relate to people from different backgrounds; thorough knowledge of Italian SMB and large enterprises.