Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, University Catania, 1976.
Salesman, Rizzoli-Finarte, Catania, 1975-1977;
salesman, Sirmi Spa, Rome, 1977-1978;
area manager, Sirmi Spa, Milan, Italy, 1978-1980;
sales representative, International Computers Ltd. Italia, Milan, 1980-1981;
marketing manager, Ades Spa, Milan, 1981-1982;
product manager, Olivetti Spa, Milan, 1982-1985;
director, Elcom Spa, Milan, 1985-1986;
managing director, European Data Monitors, Milan, since 1985;
chief Executive officer, Screentec Italia, Milan, since 1989. Expert member United Nations/Edifact Board, Brussels, since 1987.
Reporter Economics European Community Direction Generale XIII, Brussels, since 1989. President International Standards Organisation Technology Committee 154, Milan, since 1991. Secretary general Razionalitalia, Milan, since 1991.
Director Electronic Date Interchange World Institute of Montreal, since 1992.
Member Parliament. Fellow Razionalitalia (founder). Member Rotary.
Married Cinzia Dato; children: George, Anna.