Rebecca graduated in 2014 with a Master’s Degree in Management Engineering @ Università di Bologna, summa cum laude, with focus on Technology Entrepreneurship and Advanced Production Systems. Rebecca’s professional career started in the home appliances market sector, within the Open Innovation team of Electrolux Group, where she was in charge of identifying, analyzing and contacting potential partners. The goal was to introduce innovative solutions inside the company, developing a business model based on the cooperation with innovation brokers. Rebecca then moved to the role of Product Manager at Marposs Group, world leader in measurement technology for industrial applications. She acted as a reference of the Tool Probing Systems for all Marposs Group branches abroad, delivering educational programs, sales support and knowledge-management solutions. In addition, Rebecca was responsible for the development of new products, coordinating internal resources from different functions. In 2018 Rebecca decided to move to the dynamic and exciting world of startups and joined GELLIFY, a B2B innovation platform that creates connections between innovative startups/SMEs, consolidated companies and investors. Rebecca is currently Innovation Consultant, in charge of: • the development of GELLIFY Digital Platform, through scouting and screening of innovative B2B startups; • the delivery of innovative services to corporations, supporting them in understanding and implementing Industry 4.0 technologies. Starting from January 2019, Rebecca has given several lectures in Digital Technology Management and Open Innovation for Bologna Business School, bringing her own direct experience of the impact of digitalization on consolidated companies as well as the creation and management of Open Innovation Governance (Open Program of Technology Innovation Management and Master in Digital Technology Management).