European Digital Economy
Since June 2014 Andrea Glorioso has been the Counsellor for the Digital Economy at the Delegation of the European Union to the USA, in Washington DC. In this role, Andrea acts as the liaison between the EU and US on policy, regulation and research activities related to the Internet and Information & Communication Technologies, including the EU Digital Single Market strategy.
Mr Glorioso joined the European Commission (in Brussels, Belgium) on 2007 and worked extensively on several core policies and activities to promote the European digital economy, including cyber-security, privacy / personal data protection, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and Internet governance.
Before joining the European Commission, he worked at the NEXA Research Center for Internet and Society of the Politechnic University of Turin, at the Media Innovation Unit of the Chamber of Commerce of Florence, at the Centro Tempo Reale Research Centre for Contemporary Music and in the private sector as a software developer and IT project manager for a number of multinational firms.
A native of Padua (Italy), Mr Glorioso has a M.A. (summa cum laude) in Political Sciences / Sociology from the University of Padua, an LL.M. (summa cum laude) in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Turin / WIPO Worldwide Academy and post-graduate degrees in IT law (Centro Study Informatica Giuridica), international diplomatic law (Diplo Foundation / University of Malta) and global Internet governance (Diplo Foundation). He is a Fellow of Columbia University's Institute for Tele-Information.