Lorenzo Benussi


Lorenzo Benussi, master’s degree in Communication Sciences and PhD in Economics of Innovation, is advisor for digital policy at the TOP-IX Consortium where he develops projects and policies to support digital innovation. He was counsellor of the Italian Minister of Education and Research and member of task forces to promote online engagement and e-participation at the Ministry of Reforms and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Lorenzo is also member of the scientific board of Opencoesione, open data project of the Ministry of Treasury, and member of the board for innovation of the IREN Group. Lorenzo is fellow of the Nexa Center for Internet & Society at the Polytechnic of Turin where he conducts researches on the economics of innovation, strategic management and economics of knowledge. Lorenzo main interest both as professional and researcher is the evolution of innovation models due to the pervasive diffusion of digital networks.