Head of BDS-R&D Spain

Andrea Rossi holds a degree in Economics and a Master in Business Administration both from the University of Bologna. He started his professional career in 2001 as E-Business Coordinator in the pharma industry in Eli Lilly Italy and then as a Product Manager in Eli Lilly UK.  In 2005, he became Marketing Manager for Avent-Philips in London. Since September 2007 he has joined the Atos Research and Innovation in Madrid where is currently working as Director of Atos Research and Innovation (ARI). He was as well directly managing the R&D Market & Units of Artificial Intelligence, Mobility & Energy.

In the past 13 years, he has acquired strong R&D&I experience in managing European FP7 & H2020 projects focusing mainly on Innovation Management, IoT, Smart Cities and Smart Grids & Energy Transition.