Giulio Toscani, PhD from KTH Stockholm, Italian, 50 years old. 20+ years on Digital Strategy.
Based in Barcelona, Spain, where I teach at ESADE, in the Law School, ExEd department and Business school for the EMBA and MSc programmes. I am visiting professor in CCL (Belgium), Politecnico MIlano (Italy), Pacifico Business School, in Lima (Perú), RANEPA & SKOLKOVO (Russia-SUSPENDED), Bath Business School (UK), ALU African Leadership University (Rwanda), Globis and NUCB (Japan). I am an investor and advisor in Navozyme (Singapore)/Muns (Spain) and have an extensive experience with multinational companies like Telefonica (Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Guatemala), General Electric (Europe), Nike and Megafon (Russia), Bic (France), Bayer (Portugal and Spain) and Ely Lily and PWC (Spain).
My vast experience on Big Data/AI springs from my work on location-system behavioural analysis and time perception projects at Telefonica to studies on AI at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I also am currently in the board of Navozyme a digital company based in Singapore. I am actively involved in research projects with Data Scientist to improve their performance with advanced technologies. I published in several academic journals and magazines like Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Services Marketing, Harvard Deusto, El Economista, Gentleman, ESADE Do Better, etc.
Speaker experience (2016-2022): AI for Good Summit, Switzerland (online). Nike Strategic Leadership. Moscow, Russia. G1 Global Conference, Japan. Megafon Telecommunications. Moscow, Russia. Ely Lilly pharmaceuticals yearly meeting, Spain (online). Hamayesh Farazan Entrepreneurs meeting, Tehran, Iran. PWC Remote Working meeting. Spain (online). Bayer Digital Transformation. Spain & Portugal (online). ILTA Shipping Conference. Houston, Texas. The future of Tech, Skolkovo School of Management, Moscow, Russia. Complexity in advanced technologies for FOXX, Barcelona, Spain.
I have a degree on chemical engineering, and I started my career as a patent attorney for chemical plants in Lugano, Switzerland. I also play the side flute, I am a yoga teacher, a vipassana meditator and an ultra-trail runner with personal record of 120 km. I have worked, visited or lived in 115 countries, most recently having cycled solo across Mongolia, Vietnam, Laos the Black Sea and Caucasus, as published in my youtube channel.