Maurizio Ferraris (male) senior manager in GFT, is responsible for the Research & Innovation Division; has 20 years of experience in research and innovation projects. He has been a researcher at Physics Department of University of Genova and at CERN (European Organisation for Nuclear Research) where has worked on many international research projects. He founded Nacon Information Technology, an Italian company focused on system integration and development of information management solutions; at present, he is responsible for the “International cooperation projects” office in GFT focused on research and development projects. Co-authored of 15 papers published in international conferences and journals. He is the coordinator of the H2020 FINSEC project.