Matteo has been trained as an architect and later worked in various roles related to Design and Technology. He specializes in strategic design and new technologies in the IT, web and deisgn sector. He graduated at Milan’s Polytechnic and Turin’s Polytechnic, he worked in various architectural projects in experimental architecture in Italy, Spain, the UK and Latin America. He co-founded the Innovation Lab at Milan Excellence College Foundation, and also co-founded Taaac, a startup that focuses on design driven innovation. In 2010 he co-founded Shicon, where works is CTO. In 2011 launched Empatica, a tech startup focusing on Affective Computing and mapping people’s emotions.