Giovanni Rimassa

Giovanni Rimassa

CIO Martel Innovate, Project Coordinator, HUB4CLOUD
Dr. Giovanni Rimassa is Chief Innovation Officer at Martel, supporting business development, market positioning and commercialisation activities of the company as a whole, as well as leading research and innovation initiatives with a particular focus around Artificial Intelligence and Human-Centered AI. Operating across Martel Consulting, Lab, and Media, Giovanni will provide stewardship to ideas, approaches and applications from research validation through technology transfer and product conception and/or engineering. Giovanni’s steady commitment to innovation resulted in a 20 year professional path between academia and industry. He authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications and participated in several research projects within national and European programmes. On the ICT industry’s side, he was first a co-founder of Frametech srl and then moved on to Whitestein Technologies AG, where he served for 15 years as senior researcher and product manager for intelligent, autonomic, and goal-oriented software products in business process management, wealth banking, insurance, and other domains. Giovanni holds a Ph.D. in Information Engineering from Università di Parma, obtained with a Thesis titled “Runtime Support for Distributed Multi-Agent Systems”, detailing his research and engineering contribution to the JADE Open Source middleware for multi-agent systems.