Lorenzo Maria Pupillo

Lorenzo Maria Pupillo is an Executive Director in the Public & Regulatory Affairs Unit of Telecom Italia. In this role he defines the strategy and development of Telecom Italia┬┤s global Public Policy for Internet, ICTs and Energy, Next Generation Networks, technology issues and is providing Policy Advising to senior management. He also manages for Telecom Italia the relations with the OECD, the ITU and other international associations and organizations.

Prior to his current position, Dr. Pupillo held a variety of senior positions in the Strategy, Business Development and Learning Services divisions of Telecom Italia. He is an economist and has worked in many areas of telecommunications demand and regulatory analysis, publishing 4 books on Internet Policy and many papers in applied econometrics and industrial organization. He has also been Advisor to the Global Information and Communication Technologies Department of the World Bank in Washington. Before joining Telecom Italia in 1992, he was a member of the technical staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, New Jersey. Previously, he worked as senior economist for governmental institutions.

Dr. Pupillo is also an affiliated researcher at Columbia Institute for Tele Information at Columbia Business School and serves on numerous committees for international organizations (Columbia Institute for Tele Information, International Telecommunications Society) and on scientific and advisory boards (Communications and Strategies, Telecommunications Policy ) around the globe. He obtained a Ph.D. and an M.A. from University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Istituto Adriano Olivetti in Ancona Italy and an MS in Mathematics from University of Rome