People | Nexa Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Nexa Center for Internet & Society reviews the performance of the Center and advices the Directors on future priorities. The Board meets at least yearly in Turin. During the meeting, which is open to all Nexa Staff and Fellows, the Board reviews the activities of the Center, discusses with the participants the general "Internet & Society" scenario, and provides advice and recommendations about future activities.

Dr. Philippe Aigrain Prof. Yochai Benkler Prof. Maurizio Borghi Francesca Bria
Prof. Mario Calderini Sandra Cortesi Dott. Luca De Biase Prof. Josef Drexl
Prof. Brett Frischmann Prof. Jean-Claude Guédon Prof. Lucie Guibault Dott.ssa Anna Masera
Prof. Angelo Raffaele Meo Prof. Charles Nesson Prof. Ugo Pagallo - Faculty Fellow Prof. Maria Chiara Pievatolo
Maestro Michelangelo Pistoletto Prof. David Post Ing. Stefano Quintarelli Dott. Bruce Sterling
Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent


dr. Philippe Aigrain

La Quadrature du Net (France)

Dr. Philippe Aigrain was trained as a mathematician and theoretical computer scientist, and holds a Doctorate and a "Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches" qualification from University Paris 7. more >


prof. Yochai Benkler

Harvard University (USA)

Yochai Benkler is the Berkman Professor of Entrepreneurial Legal Studies at Harvard, and faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Before joining the faculty at Harvard Law School, he was Joseph M. Field '55 Professor of Law at Yale. more >.


prof. Maurizio Borghi

Bournemouth University (UK)

Maurizio Borghi is Professor of Law at Bournemouth University, where he is the Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy & Management (CIPPM). more >


dott.ssa Francesca Bria

Chief Technology and Digital Innovation Officer - City of Barcelona (ES)

Francesca Bria is a senior expert and advisor on technology and innovation policy. She is Visiting Professor at the Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, UCL London and Associate Professor at ESADE Business School. more >


prof. Mario Calderini

Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

Mario Calderini, a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manchester, is full Professor at Politecnico di Milano, School of Management, where he teaches Social Innovation. He is the Director of Alta Scuola Politecnica and Executive Vice President of Fondazione Politecnico. more >


dott.ssa Sandra Cortesi

Harvard University (USA)

Sandra Cortesi is a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the Director of Youth and Media. She is responsible for coordinating the Youth and Media’s policy, research, and educational initiatives, and is leading the collaboration between the Berkman Klein Center and UNICEF. more >


dott. Luca De Biase

"Nova", Il Sole 24 Ore (Italy)

Luca De Biase is a journalist and writer. He is the founder and chief editor of Nòva, the science and technology crossplatform section at Il Sole 24 Ore. He is the president of Fondazione Ahref, which is meant to research and help improve the information ecosystem emerging in the social media. more >


prof. Josef Drexl

Max Planck Institute (Germany)

Professor Dr. Josef Drexl, LLM, graduated from the University of Munich and holds a Ph.D. degree (1990) and a habilitation degree of the same University, in addition to an LL.M. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. more >


prof. Brett Frischmann

Villanova University (Usa)

Brett Frischmann is Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, where he teaches intellectual property and Internet law. more >


prof. Jean-Claude Guédon

Université de Montréal (Canada)

Prof. Jean-Claude Guédon began his career at Glendon College (York University) in Toronto, Ontario in 1970 and has been a professor at the Université de Montréal since 1973, first in the Institut d'histoire et de sociopolitique des sciences, and, since 1987, in the Département de littérature comparée. more >


prof. Lucie Guibault

Dalhousie University (Canada)

After nearly twenty years at the Institute for Information Law of the University of Amsterdam, Dr. Lucie Guibault will join as of 1 July 2017 the Schulich School of Law of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. more >


dott.ssa Anna Masera

La Stampa (Italy)

Anna Masera graduated in History at Yale in 1983. In 1984 she was awarded a master degree in journalism from the Columbia University. In 1986 she started to work as journalist for “Italia Oggi”, an Italian daily newspaper. more >


prof. Angelo Raffaele Meo

Politecnico di Torino (Italy)

1961-1969 Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering at Politecnico di Torino.
1970- Full Professor of Computer Science at Politecnico di Torino.
1970-1999 head of "Centro per l'Elaborazione Numerale dei Segnali" CNR. more >


prof. Charles Nesson

Harvard University (USA)

Charles Rothwell Nesson is the William F. Weld Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and of the Global Poker Strategic Thinking Society. more >

Ugo Pagallo

prof. Ugo Pagallo

Università degli Studi di Torino

Ugo Pagallo is a former lawyer and current professor of Jurisprudence at the Department of Law, University of Turin (Italy), he is Faculty Fellow at the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London, U.K. and NEXA Fellow at the Center for Internet & Society at the Politecnico of Turin. more >


prof.ssa Maria Chiara Pievatolo

Università di Pisa (Italy)

Maria Chiara Pievatolo is Associate Professor of Political Philosophy in the Department of Political Sciences at the University of Pisa. more >


Maestro Michelangelo Pistoletto

Fondazione Città dell'Arte (Italy)

Michelangelo Pistoletto was born in Biella in 1933. He began to exhibit his work in 1955 and in 1960 he had his first solo show at Galleria Galatea in Turin. An inquiry into self-portraiture characterizes his early work. more >


prof. David Post

Temple University (USA)

Prof. David Post is currently the I. Herman Stern Professor of Law at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University, where he teaches intellectual property law and the law of cyberspace. more >


dott. Stefano Quintarelli

Imprenditore e blogger (Italy)

Stefano Quintarelli is a serial entrepreneur (and prolific blogger), who pioneered the commercial development of internet in Italy.
He graduated in IT science at the University of Milan. more >


dott. Bruce Sterling

Author and journalist (USA)

Bruce Sterling, author, journalist, editor, and critic, was born in 1954. Best known for his ten science fiction novels, he also writes short stories, book reviews, design criticism, opinion columns, and introductions for books ranging from Ernst Juenger to Jules Verne. more >


dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent

World Intellectual Property Organisation (Switzerland)

Dr. Sacha Wunsch-Vincent is Senior Economic Officer under the Chief Economist at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). He is one of the main authors of the World Intellectual Property Report, and the Global Innovation Index, and has contributed to establishing the economic work of the Organization over the last four years. more >