Riccardo Luna

One of the leading journalists in the digital journalism transformation of the past thirty years.

Born in Rome in 1965, Luna wrote for the newspaper La Repubblica for over fifteen years. With a specialty in topics related to technological innovation and the Internet, he was the first editor-in-chief for Wired’s Italian edition, and promoted the candidacy of the Internet for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. From 2014 to 2016 he was a “Digital Champion” for the Italian government, a figure commissioned by the European Union to promote its digital agenda in member states.

 A coordinator of the Innovation Advisory Board for Expo2015 and a board member of Oxfam and Building Green Futures, from October 1, 2016 to June 30, 2019 he directed Agenzia Giornalistica Italia (Italian Journalists Agency). Today he is director of Italian Tech, a new portal dedicated to technology and innovation for newspapers La Repubblica and La Stampa, and manager for Risorgimento Digitale, Tim’s platform for promoting the use of technology.

 Moreover, he is the director of Green and Blue, Gedi’s platform focusing on climate, biodiversity, energy, mobility, economics and technology.

For information and contact: contact-luna@elastica.eu