Chief Innovation Officer, Head of Face Labs
Francesco holds a PhD in Social Sciences and Digital Media (2004-2007) from Università degli Studi di Roma ‘La Sapienza’ and from University of Toronto at the McLuhan Program in Culture and Technology where his research focused on Immersive Media, the evolution of Audiences and the rise of Social Software.
Over the past ten years he has been involved in community design, market research and immersive media as a researcher, web strategist and creative technologist working for research agencies and web start ups.
At Face, Francesco focuses on developing new ways of conducting research specializing in online communities, social media analysis, open data, lifelogging and social simulations.
Francesco is a regular speaker at research, innovation and technology conferences such as WARC, MRS, ESOMAR, AURA, World Business Forum, Word of Mouth Summit, Visual Web Convention, Virtual Worlds Forum, Serious Virtual Worlds, Digital Content Distribution, Engage Conference.
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