First official run with my Vibram FiveFingers

March 24, 2010

On Sunday 21 March 2010 I participated in the Stramilano 10km race, the first official run using the Vibram FiveFingers shoes to simulate barefoot running. While I’ve been a FiveFingers user on-and-off for the last 3 or 4 years, I’ve only started running using them one monts ago and this race in Milan was the […]

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My photo of Larry Lessig in Remix (Italian ed.)

September 5, 2009

I first met Larry Lessig at the iSummit ’08 in Sapporo, Japan (where I worked together with the iCommons team). I took several photos during the event and one of Lessig giving the closing speech was selected for the Italian edition of his latest book, Remix, published in September 2009 by ETAS (part RCS-Corriere della […]

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Since I got my iPhone I’m using less my Moleskine

August 23, 2009

Since I got my iPhone a couple of months ago, I noticed I started using much less my ubiquitous Moleskine notepad. Maybe it’s because the iPhone is now more ubiquitous in my universe than the Moleskine. I used to carry it everywhere in my back pocket but now it stays mostly inside my backpack. I […]

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I’m in Amsterdam

August 2, 2009

So finally almost 1 month ago I moved to Amsterdam to work in a very cool international event, PICNIC (more on my work in PICNIC on my blog dedicated to Conference Basics), that will take place next September 23 to 25. The office is in the beautiful area of Jordaan, on the Herengracht canal. I […]

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I’m moving my blog here… please be patient!

June 10, 2009

I’m changing hosting service but there was some delay with the domain transfer… now that I’m moving to Amsterdam I’m kinda busy but my personal blog will be back online soon…. in the meanwhile why not visit my other blog, Conference Basics? cheers gian

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Dilbert on MBA holders

May 20, 2009

Tomorrow I will officially get my Executive MBA degree at MIP-Politecnico di Milano… and my friend Eli the Best just sent me this cartoon by Dilbert

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My new blog on Conference Management

April 19, 2009

F or several years I have been in charge of startup, marketing and operations of a company in the executive education area that organized conferences with outstanding business speakers and most recently I work as a freelance professional. I have dealt with speakers like Bill Clinton, Michael Porter, Philip Kotler, Kevin Roberts, Lawrence Lessig, Malcolm […]

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[ita] Cory Doctorow è passato da Milano. Speriamo qualcosa resti

March 10, 2009

La Mediateca Santa Teresa era piena come mai prima. Cos’è che ha portato tutto questo pubblico ad incontrare Cory Doctorow? Chiedendo ad alcuni, mentre faccio da buttafuori della sala per permettere ai tecnici di finire con le prove, mi rendo conto che non tutti sanno chi è o di cosa parlerà il relatore della serata. […]

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[ita] 6 marzo 09: Cory Doctorow al Meet The Media Guru di Milano

March 2, 2009

(this post is for my Italian readers and regards an event that will take place in Milan next Friday in which Cory Doctorow will be the main speaker) Questo venerdì 6 marzo, ci sarà Cory Doctorow al Meet The Media Guru, evento organizzato da MGM Digital Communication (ovvero dalla mia amica Maria Grazia Mattei) e […]

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