Roberto Saracco, Head of Industrial Doctoral School of EIT Digital. Roberto fell in love with technology and its implications long time ago. His background is in math and computer science. Until April 2017, he led the EIT Digital Italian Node. Previously, he was the Director of the Telecom Italia Future Centre in Venice, looking at the interplay of technology evolution, economics and society. Earlier he led a World Bank Infodev project to stimulate entrepreneurship in Latin America. He is a senior member of IEEE where he leads the Industry Advisory Board within the Future Directions Committee, chairs the 3I Technology Enablement Committee, and cochairs the Symbiotic Autonomous Systems Initiative. He teaches a graduate course on Technology Forecasting and Market impact at the University of Trento. He has published over 100 papers, written 14 books and edits IEEE Future Directions Tech Blog [hyperlink], a daily commentary on innovation in various technology and market areas.