Lorenzo Benussi

Chief Innovation Officer, Fondazione per la Scuola della Compagnia di San Paolo


Lorenzo Benussi is Chief Innovation Officer of the Fondazione per la Scuola della Compagnia di San Paolo, one of the biggest foundation of banking origins in Europe. He is also fellow of the NEXA Centre for Internet and Society at the Polytechnic of Turin, innovation expert for the European Commission and co-director of the Civic Tech School. In the last 10 years, Lorenzo has been appointed as technical advisor of the Minister of Education and Research and he took part in several task-forces for digital innovation at the Minister of Public Administration and the Minister of Institutional Reforms. Lorenzo holds a Laura Magistrale in Communication and a PhD in Economics of Innovation from the University of Turin where he conducted researchers in economics of innovation and strategic management.