Engineering Degree, U. Degli Studi, Pisa, Italy, 1978-1984; Engineering Degree, Scuola Superiore, Pisa, Italy, 1978-1984; Master of Business Administration, European Institute of Business Administration (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires), Fontainebleau, France, 1993.
Researcher University Degli Studi, Pisa, 1984-1985. Consultant D'Appolonia S.P.A., Genoa, Italy, 1986-1987. Product assurance engineer, project manager European Space Agency, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 1987-1993.
Research & Development manager Sorin Biomedica S.P.A., Saluggia, Italy, 1994-1996. Managing director Biomateriali S.R.L., Brindisi, Italy, since 1997. Director vascular prostheses division Sorin Biomedica S.P.A., Saluggia, since 1997.
Lieutenant Italian Navy, 1985-1986. Member Society Competitive Intelligence Professionals, Society Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Professionals, Insead Alumni Association.
Married Patrizia Puccetti, July 26, 1990. Children: Ilaria, Gaia.