Alberto Zilio is the Director of Public Affairs – Europe for AT&T where he coordinates public affairs activities in the region. Previously, he was the associate director for an innovative public affairs consultancy in Brussels. He also worked as senior manager at DIGITALEUROPE, the European Lobby of the Digital Industry, where he was responsible for all Digital Economy dossiers and relations with the European Parliament and political parties. He began his career in public policy working as an European affairs advisor for Telecom Italia in Brussels, working with the European Parliament and European Commission on telecom and ICT issues. He holds a degree in International and Diplomatic Studies and a Master’s in Management of Innovation at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy. Zilio is also a member of RENA (the Italian network for excellence) leading the ICT section of the association. He was recently selected by the Italian Government as one of the major Italian talents under 30.