Riccardo Luna

Journalist, innovator, professor

"Because those who want to change the world do not wait, they just do it"

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Languages: English, Italian

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Riccardo Luna is an Italian journalist, professor, a presenter of tv and radio programs and he is the promoter of several initiatives and connected events in the world of digital start-ups.

He worked for one of the most important Italian newspaper ‘La Repubblica’, founded and has been editor in chief of three magazines: ‘Campus’, ‘il Romanista’, the Italian edition of ‘Wired’ and the online magazines ‘CheFuturo!’ and ‘Startupitalia!’ From August ¬†201, after a pause, he started again to collaborate with the newspaper ‘La Repubblica’ curating the column “Stazione Futuro”, dealing with topics dealing with the future.

In 2016 he became editor in chief of AGI one of the Italian leading press agencies.

He is the Italian protagonist in the transformation of journalism in the digital age. ¬†From 2014 till 2016, he was Italy’s Digital Champion, a figure responsible for leading national initiatives to ‘help every European become digital’.

In 2012, he was appointed as managing director of Wikitalia, the association that aims to spread transparency, open data and commitment to Italian politics on the web.


  • Innovation
  • Startups and young entrepreneurs
  • Italy 2021
  • Internet and its effects on democracy,
  • publishing and work

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