Head of External Collaboration
Fabio Pianesi received his degree in Psychology from the University of Rome (magna cum laude) in 1980 and the specialisation degree in Computer Science from the same university in 1986. In 1988 Fabio Pianesi joined FBK-irst (at that time, ITC-irst), where he served first as deputy-head and then as head of the Cognitive and Communication Technologies division from 1998 till 2008. From 2008 until 2011, he led the joint FBK-UniTn Computational Cognition Laboratory and managed the FBK’s Ambient Assisted Living activities. From 2012 till 2013 he was Co-Location Manager of the Trento Node of EIT Digital and from 2013 until 2016 Research Director of EIT Digital and Vice-President of the Italian node. He is now Head of Collaboration for EIT Digital, coordinating the ARISE Europe program and overseeing EIT Digital involvement in H2020 projects.