WMEMC 2021
14th World Media Economics and Management Conference

May 20-21, 2021 | Rome, Italy

Keynote Speakers

Luigi Gubitosi

Luigi Gubitosi Born in Naples on 22 May 1961, Luigi Gubitosi obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at I.N.S.E.A.D. Fontainbleau after graduating in Law from the University of Naples and studying economics at the London School of Economics.

From May to November 2018 he was an Independent Director at TIM and was then appointed Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of the company. Following the Shareholders’ Meeting of 31 March 2021, called upon to vote on the renewal of the board for the three-year period 2021-2023, the Board of Directors meeting of 1 April 2021 confirmed him as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of TIM.

He is Vice Chairman for Digital for Confindustria, member of the General Council of Unindustria and has been Vice Chairman of Asstel, Vice Chairman of Confindustria Servizi Innovativi e Tecnologici (CSIT) and a member of the Tax and Corporate Governance Committee of Confindustria.

Since November 2020 he has been a member of the Board of Directors of GSMA, a worldwide mobile operators’ association.

He is a member of the Trilateral Commission.

From 1986 to 2005 he held various roles in the Fiat Group: Chief Financial Officer, Administration Director and Group Treasurer; he has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fiat Partecipazioni and a member of the Board of Directors of Fiat Auto, Ferrari, Iveco, Itedi, Comau and Magneti Marelli.

In 2005 he joined Wind Telecomunicazioni as Chief Financial Officer and was appointed its CEO from 2007 to 2011.

From November 2011 to July 2012 he was Country Manager and Head of Corporate and Investment Banking of Bank of America Merrill Lynch Italy.

From July 2012 to August 2015 he was General Manager of RAI.

He has been Chairman of the European Advocacy Committee of the CFA Institute.

He has also been a member of the Board of Directors of Cometa (metal workers pension fund), F2i Sgr, Maire Tecnimont, il Sole24ore and the Organising Committee for the Turin 2006 Chess Olympiad.

Giancarlo Leone

Giancarlo Leone Journalist and manager in the television industry, he held senior positions in RAI, including Director of Communication, Director of TV Schedules, CEO of Rai Cinema, Director of Rai1, Director of the TV Editorial Coordination, Deputy General Manager for the television offer.

He is currently CEO of Q10 Media - a company operating in the field of Communication and Production - President of the Audiovisual Producers Association (APA), member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Cinema Academy - David di Donatello Awards, Professor at Luiss Business School for the Master in Movie and Television Production Management and Writing School for Cinema and Television.

Alessandra Migliaccio

Alessandra Migliaccio Alessandra Migliaccio covers Western European economics and policy making for global news agency Bloomberg News. She has over 20 years experience in international journalism and media communication and spent 7 years as head of Bloomberg's Rome bureau providing economic, financial and political news to corporate clients, central bankers and financial institutions in 127 countries across the world. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she began her career at Dow Jones Newswires and then Class CNBC TV and has also worked at the Italian Finance Ministry and MTS bond market. Her articles have been published in a wide range of media from BusinessWeek to the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and International Herald Tribune.

Roberto Viola

Roberto Viola Roberto Viola is Director-General of DG CONNECT (Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology) at the European Commission. He was the Deputy Director-General of DG CONNECT, European Commission from 2012 to 2015.

Roberto Viola served as Chairman of the European Radio Spectrum Policy group (RSPG) from 2012 to 2013, as Deputy Chairman in 2011 and Chairman in 2010. He was a member of the BEREC Board (Body of European Telecom Regulators), and Chairman of the European Regulatory Group (ERG). He held the position of Secretary General in charge of managing AGCOM, from 2005 to 2012. Prior to this, he served as Director of Regulation Department and Technical Director in AGCOM from 1999 to 2004. From 1985 to 1999 he served in various positions including Head of Telecommunication and Broadcasting Satellite Services at the European Space Agency (ESA). Roberto Viola holds a Degree in Electronic Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

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