Sebastiano Toffaletti

Secretary general Italy Contact: sebastiano.toffaletti@digitalsme.eu

Secretary General, Sebastiano Toffaletti heads the association’s secretariat since 2008. Sebastiano holds a Master Degree in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering from the University of Bologna. He authored several articles and position papers on topics such as Intellectual Property Rights, Standards, e-Skills, Net Neutrality and Cloud Computing, and serves as expert in EU working groups and task forces, such as the EU Multi-stakeholder Platform on ICT Standardisation.

He is currently chairman of the Working Group on SMEs at ECSO, the European Cybersecurity Organisation. Since 2014, Sebastiano is also a member of the ETSI Board. ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces standards for key global technologies such as GSM cell phone system, 3G, 4G, DECT, etc.

Besides his mother tongue, Italian, he speaks fluently English, French and Spanish.