Massimiliano Leone is Digital and Social Media Specialist at ICTSD. He earned a Master of Arts in Communications and Graphics - First Class Honours (cum laude) from the University of Turin and a B.A. in Communications from the University of Piemonte Orientale. He participated in the Erasmus Programme in the University of Versailles’ Department of Humanistic Studies, France. Mr. Leone worked for the Knowledge Systems Innovation Unit of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), as Web content coordinator for the New Media Lab at the University of Turin, as Project coordinator for EDISU and the Piedmont Region’s Division for Gender Equality, as Project Coordinator/ Assistant Director for Fisheye, as Newspaper journalist and editor for the weekly newspaper Corriere Sportivo, as TV Program Assistant for RAI - Italian Public Broadcasting Service, and as TV News Assistant for Video Novara - Odeon Group. He is a citizen of Italy.