Politecnico di Torino (Nexa Center)
Federico is an economist, with interdisciplinary research interests focused on the intersection between law, economics and technology. His research activity at the Nexa Center mainly concerns new models of production and sharing of digital contents. He also taught intellectual property and competition law at Bocconi University in Milan and he is an associate editor of the IJCLP. He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Bocconi Univ. and a master’s degree in Economic theory and econometrics from the Univ. of Toulouse. He holds a Ph.D. in Institutions, Economics and Law from the Univ. of Turin and Ghent with a dissertation about software interoperability. He joined the working group of the Nexa Center in 2006 at the beginning of its first year of formal activity. From Dec. 2012, he leads the Creative Commons Italy project and he is a member of the Open Team of Regione Piemonte that launched and steers the development of the first Italian open government data portal. From 2008 to 2012, in his position as the first Managing Director of the Center, he worked closely with the Directors to define staff and project goals and to coordinate the Center’s fellows. From 2013 he is Director of Research and Policy, focusing on the coordination of the cross-disciplinary research activities of the Center and on the related policy support actions.