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Guido Putignano

Guido Putignano is an Entrepreneur and Futurist with a vision to change the world. He is the Chief Executive Officer at VirtualCity, Chief Innovation Officer at SAFES, an ExO Ambassador at OpenExO, a Writer and Author for VISIONARI, and Innovator at The Knowledge Society (TKS).

“Guido is a very passionate and driven innovator. He is always eager to learn and he wants to have a real impact on the world. We can all be inspired by his spirit to push things forward.”

Matteo Pacini, Futurist

In March 2020, Guido founded a company focused on digital transformation using a platform that synthesizes data to stop data pollution. The startup’s Massive Transformative Purpose or MTP is to help 1 billion people for better and faster lives. For this objective, Guido learned Gamification principles to make everything more engaging

Since mid-2019, as the CIO at the Scuola di Alta Formazione e Studi Specializzati per Professionisti, SAFES (School of Higher Education and Specialized Studies for Professionals) an International School, Guido has a mission to create Exponential Masters, that can be useful to prepare students for the future of work.

Guido has written numerous articles for SAFES about psychology, economics, and technology. He understands that the best way to learn something is by teaching it.

As Member and Ambassador at OpenExO since March 2020, Guido has been sharing about the future of Work. OpenExO is a global ecosystem that connects a world-class community of professionals and partners with organizations, institutions, and people to help them to transform for the future. Watch his discussion on OpenExO Live.

In May 2020, Guido became the Head of Exponential Technologies for the Environment and Health Department at SIMA, one of the leading European nonprofits on Environmental Medicine based in Milan, Italy valued more than 10M euros.

In July 2020, Guido became Horizon2020 Expert of the European Commission who as an independent expert assists the Commission services with tasks in connection with the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. As well, Guido became the Innovator at The Knowledge Society, a human accelerator program that introduces people to new, emerging technologies.

As Author and the Head Of the Artificial Intelligence Department at VISIONARI, Guido has been helping the most important technological organization in Italy which promotes the responsible use of Science and Technology to improve society.

Guido is currently doing his Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical and Medical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano. He has also been continuously learning and following several courses about Brain, Stem Cells, and Artificial Intelligence. More specifically in disruptive innovation, design thinking, deep learning, CRISPR and Gene editing, Positive Psychology, and Gamification processes. Among others, he earned certifications for the following:

  • Introduction to Neuroeconomics: How the Brain Makes Decisions; HSE University
  • Big Data, Genes, and Medicine; The State University of New York
  • Genes and the Human Condition (From Behavior to Biotechnology); University of Maryland
  • Fintech: Foundations & Applications of Financial Technology; Wharton School of Business
  • Application of AI, InsurTech, and Real Estate Technology; Wharton School of Business
  • Collaborative Foresight: How to Game the Future
  • Gamification; Wharton University of Pennsylvania
  • Speaking to persuade: Motivating audiences with solid arguments and moving language; University of Washington

Guido has been steadily earning his reputation by giving talks and speaking publicly as well. He has recently talked at the biggest event of the year at the University in Austria, and for the Campus Party Digital Edition, the largest international experience based on innovation and creativity.

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