Massimo Russo is the Managing Director of the DigitaI Division of GEDI Gruppo Editoriale. Until July 2016 he was Co-Editor in chief of the Italian daily La Stampa. Before he served as Editor in chief of Wired Italia. Previously he worked as digital content Director and online journalist at Gruppo Editoriale L'Espresso for 12 years, and as Editor in Chief of the Visual Desk. Before he served as a reporter and a senior editor in L'Espresso daily newspapers for 10 years. He co-authored "Eretici Digitali", on journalism in the digital age and “Attacco ai pirati”, on the Hacking team case. He is a contributor of Treccani - Istituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana - on Design in the Internet and 3D printers age (Libro dell’anno 2015). He has been a member of the Italian Parliamentary Commission in charge of drafting an Internet Bill of rights (2014-2018). He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University (NYC - USA). He holds a degree in Economics (Ca’ Foscari, Venezia), and a master in Journalism and Mass Communication (Luiss, Roma).