Italy Chief Information Officer Maccaferri Group Adjunct
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Executive with over 25 years’ experience and a successful career in ICT and HR. He joined Gruppo Formula, a major Italian ERP vendor, in 1993 where he led the start up of the company’s HR business, growing the division, in just a few years, to be one of Italy’s leading HR solution providers. He was a member of the executive team at Gruppo Formula when the company was taken public on the Nasdaq Europe Stock Exchange. In 2000, he co-founded Cezanne Software and as COO and then CEO, has been responsible for growing the company to become a recognized international leader in the HR Software industry. He has a deep knowledge of European, US and South American IT and HR markets, having worked in several European countries (including Italy, Spain, France, Portugal and the UK) as well as being responsible for managing operations and channel in North and South America. He has written several articles and speeches and taught at the University of Bologna. In 2013, after the sale of the Cezanne business focused on traditional software, he co-founded Cezanne HR that is leading the way in delivering Cloud HR software solutions to mid-sized and growing businesses at a cost unthinkable just a few years ago. Cezanne's HR systems are quick to deploy, easy to manage and packed full of features that save time and help everyone work together more productively and successfully. Since January 2015, as Business Advisor he lends his experience and expertise to advise companies on strategy and direction regarding ICT, HR, marketing, financing and business development. Specialties: Executive Management, Management Consulting, Advisory, Human Resources, Software, HR, ICT, ERP, CPM, Cloud Computing, SaaS, Start-ups.


This course intends to read the changes taking place in our production system, with particular attention to how the increasingly widespread use of new technologies is leading to a profound transformation in corporate information systems. In the knowledge economy, the growing popularity of mobile devices and social media, and the digital maturity of an ever-expanding corporate population, represent a huge opportunity for the HR function to offer a more efficient service and successful human capital management.
The course will be characterized by a strong practical connotation, will be considered the main technological platforms on the market and the different areas of application. Basic knowledge will be provided to conduct the analysis and definition of the requirements for HR function for the implementation of an HRMS. Costs and benefits will be evaluated, the return on investment analyzed and the impact that the introduction of ICT solutions for human resources management involve in terms of organizational innovation and corporate culture.