giaccaARTURO DI CORINTO Researcher, teacher, scholar and consultant working on information society issues.
“I’m a journalist since 1994, Internet activist, privacy advocate, copyright critic and free, open source software expert. I’m currently working as a journalist for La Repubblica and as editorialist for Wired. I’ve worked for the Italian Government, as Internet expert, Latium Regional Board, the University of Rome, Sapienza, the Italian Public Television, the United Nations, the EU Commission.  I’m interested in the relationship between technology and society and I’m also exploring these topics on my ArDiCor weblog since 1998 and in several newspapers (La Repubblica, L’Espresso, Huffington Post, Limes, Wired, L’unità, Liberazione, Il Sole24Ore, Il Manifesto.

In addition, I’m sought out as a speaker and I appear frequently in the press.
Prior to joining the Presidency of the Council of Ministers (DDI) as senior information officer, I’ve worked for the National Center for Informatics in 2005, and in a variety of communication positions in corporate, non-profit and big/mid-sized media firms such as Rai-Radio Televisione Italiana and Apogeo/Feltrinelli”.

So I can summarize my expertise in this way:

• Profound experience as a media/communication manager in the public and corporate sector.
Thorough knowledge of italian and international media, a strong news sense and the ability to digest complex information and present it in a concise, simple and compelling way.
Excellent IT skills; hands-on experience in maintaining and developing a website; experience in web design and graphic design.
Academic qualification and experience.
• Proven track record in successful project management and implementation of strategies.
Ability to work collaboratively with an international team and to prioritise, strong interpersonal skills.
• Fluent English

Specialties:

  • Journalism, Web 2.0, public relations, social marketing
  • Network Marketing and Web Communication strategies development
  • Web community management
  • Cross-Media projects

Curriculum Vitae et Studiorum

Arturo Di Corinto I was born in Lanciano, Italy, and I live in Rome, Italy
Journalist. Member of the “Ordine dei Giornalisti del Lazio”

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Editor in chief of the official website for tourism in Italy, sponsored by the Italian Government, Italia.it (Jun. 2012 – Oct. 2014)
  • Information officer. Department for Digitalization and Technological Innovation. Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Italy.  2011 – 2012
  • Researcher at IRES-CGIL – Institute for Social and Economic Research Apr. 2009 – Jan 2011
  • Team manager and web content manager at Lait – Latium Innovation Technology – Jan.2007 – May 2010
  • Senior Information Officer for the National Center for Informatics in the Public Administration, Prime Minister Office. 2005-2009
  • Journalist, Op-Ed and columnist for L’Espresso, La Repubblica, Ilsole24ore, La Stampa, L’Unità, Il Manifesto, Liberazione, Wired, Aprile, Aprileonline, Punto-Informatico. Since 1994
  • Professor of “Computer Mediated Communication”,University of Rome, “La Sapienza”. September 2004-Feb. 2009
  • Professor of “Psychology of online communication”, Accademia di Belle Arti, Carrara. 2004-2006
  • VideoMaker and Documentarist, C’eraunavolta Rai3, Italian Public Television. Dec 2002-Jan 2004
  • Coordinator, Internet Working Group RAI – Radio Televisione Italiana. May. 2000, May. 2002.

PRIZES

WSIS-ONU award-winning editor of Culturalazio.it in the e-content category of the prize: http://www.econtentaward.it/

EDUCATION

Researcher, visiting scholar, Cognitive Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, U.S.A. 1997-98.

Degree (Laurea) in Cognitive Psychology, University of Rome, “La Sapienza”, Italy. March, 20th 1995, 110/110 cum laude

Grammar School Diplome, Liceo Ginnasio Statale “Umberto I”, Lanciano, Italy, 1987. 52/60.

Experience in educational institutions

Researcher, National Resarch Council (CNR), Cognitive and Communication Technologies Department, Rome, Italy. 1996-97.

Teacher assistant of Communication Psychology, Psychology Department, University of Rome, “La Sapienza”, Italy. 1995-96.

COMPUTER SKILLS

    Mac-OS, Dos-Windows, GNU/Linux, Webmaster, List owner, SysOp, Blogger, Portal Administrator, Web Community Manager

LANGUAGES

    Italian, English, Spanish

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

      Internet GovernancePrivacy
      Intellectual Property
      Internet of Things
      Journalism and New Media
      Social and Cognitive Psychology
      e-Learning
      e-Government

OTHER MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES

        Regional Observatory on Latium Culture
        Province of Rome Open Source Committe
        National Copyright Reform Committe
        Chamber of Deputies, Culture Commission,
        Scientific Committe uCan
        Scientific Committe Italian Conference on FLOSS
        Free Hardware Foundation

PRESS RELATED ACTIVITIES

Director, Il secolo della Rete, technology and scientific magazine 2006 – May 2007

Editor in chief, Aprile Magazine, vice-director Aprileonline.info. Feb. 2004 – May 2005

Editorial consultant, Apogeo/Fetrinelli, Milano

Editor and columnist: Wired, La Repubblica, L’Espresso, Huffington Post, Limes, Wired, Emergency, L’unità, Liberazione, Il Sole24Ore, Il Manifesto, Punto Informatico, Peace Reporter, Carnet, DeriveApprodi, Virtual, Notizie Verdi, Infoxoa, Simultaneità, Global, La Nuova Ecologia, Altreconomia, Zeus News, Apogeonline. 1994-2014.

BOOKS&MEDIA

Author of scientific publications, UE, Department XIII.

Author and editor of books: Manni, Brioschi, Rizzoli, Apogeo, Feltrinelli, Carocci, McGraw-Hill, XL, Manifestolibri, Castelvecchi Editore, CityLights Italia, G.R.A. Grande Raccordo Autoproduzioni, and others.

Author of television and radio programmes: Raiuno, Raitre, RaiNews24, RadioTre; Radio Città Futura, Radio Popolare Network, Radio Onda Rossa.

Author in projects favouring Internet and web-based communication, founder of NGOs and special interest groups to democratize mass-communication:

Founder: Pandoratv.it (2008)
Founder: Telematics Freedom Foundation (2007)
Founder: Popolobue.tv (2007)
Founder: Free Hardware Foundation (2006)
Founder: Il secolo della rete – for a Free Knowledge Society (2003)
Founder: Megachip-Democrazia nella Comunicazione (2001)

Panelist and conference organizer on culture and communication in Italy and abroad.

Read More: www.it.wikipedia.org

Articles, Open-eds, books and scientific essays: www.dicorinto.it

BOOKS

  • (2001) La sfida al G8, “Don’t hate the media, become the media”, Manifestolibri, 2001, ISBN 8872852617
  • (2002) con Tommaso Tozzi Hacktivism. La libertà nelle maglie della rete, rilasciato con licenza GFDL, ManifestoLibri, 2002, ISBN 8872852498
  • (2005) La privatizzazione della vita. Brevetti, monopoli, multinazionali. Le alternative alla mercificazione del mondo, “Liberi e binari. La convergenza tra i programmatori sostenitori del software libero e i movimenti sociali”, Punto Rosso Edizioni, 2005 ISBN 88-8351-041-0
  • (2005) Rete, “La democrazia dell’informazione tra TV e nuovi media”, Carocci.
  • (2006) Revolution OS II, rilasciato con licenza creative commons, Apogeo Editore, EAN 9788850323272
  • (2006) L’innovazione necessaria“, RGB Editore, ISBN 88-6084-038-4.
  • (2006) Rete, “Open Source Politics”, Carocci, 2006. ISBN 88-430-4000-6
  • (2007) Parole di una nuova politica. “Open Source”, XL Edizioni, ISBN 978-88-6083-012-8
  • (2009) Contenuti aperti, beni comuni. “Culturalazio.it: una piattaforma “open” per gli user generated contents”, McGraw-Hill Companies, ISBN 8838665524
  • (2009) E-gov 2.0: pave the way for eParticipation. “Culture, a common heritage”, Eurospace, ISBN 978-88-903018-3-4
  • (2010) Europa 2.0. Prospettive ed evoluzioni del sogno europeo. “Internet e l‘Europa”, Ombre Corte, ISBN 978-88-95366-68-5
  • (2010) Il senso dell’innovazione. Conversazioni con Paolo Zocchi per ricordare per continuare a fare!. “Così il web aiuta la pubblica amministrazione ad innovare”, Plus Pisa University Press, ISBN 9788884927095
  • (2010) con Alessandro Gilioli, I nemici della rete, BUR-Biblioteca Universale Rizzoli, ISBN 9788817042758
  • (2011) Comunicazione liberata. Altri modi di comunicare e partecipare. “Hacktivism. Gli hacker e l’economia informazionale”. Brioschi Editore, 2011. ISBN 9788895399638
  • (2012) Come si fa. Tecniche e prospettive di rivoluzione. “Hacking netculturale e sabotaggio” Manni Editore, 2012. ISBN 978-88-6266-414-1
  • (2014) Un dizionario hacker, S. Cesario di Lecce, Manni Editori, 2014, ISBN 978-88-6266-516-2. (pubblicato con licenza Creative Commons)