Luca De Biase

Innovation journalist, knowledge management teacher, book writer, old blogger, sometimes speaker, media ecologist and civic utopian.


innovation editor at Il Sole 24 Ore , founder of Nòva24, editor at La Vita Nòva, award winning tablet magazine; TEDx organizer; Contributor to Annual Question; and before so many things that you realy should browse LinkedIN; La Vita Nòva has been awarded a number of prizes: Moebius 2011, The Lovie Awards 2011, M20, Spd, iTunes Rewind 2011. 


Visiting professor at Pisa University, courses of Knowledge management and Data Journalism; Media Ecology teacher at Mind Master Sant’Anna and Stanford University


Books about journalism, media, digital culture. Recent books: Il lavoro del futuro, Codice, 2018; Come saremo, with Telmo Pievani, Codice, 2016; Homo Pluralis. Essere umani nell’era tecnologica, Codice, 2015 (a second edition was published in 2016)




Luca has been invited to speak at the Oecd, at StsForum, Kyoto, at the International Journalism Festival, at TEDxComo and TEDxRoncade, at the Mit-MediaLab, at Atomium Culture, at Falling Walls; at Università della Svizzera Italiana; at Sciences Po, Paris, Master of Public Affairs; regular speaker at Aspen in Italy and in a number of events in Italy (agent


The Media Ecology Association awarded Luca with The James W. Carey Award for Outstanding Media Ecology Journalism 2016; Luca has also been awarded Assobiotec Media Award 2016, Premio Web Italia 2012, Premio Città Impresa Fabbricatore di idee 2012, Premio Cultura di Rete 2007, Premio Sele d’Oro 1994


With the European Commission, Luca is Member of the Mission Assembly for Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities; he is a member of the working group on hate online, for the Italian government; Member of the Commission for rights and duties on the internet, Chamber of Deputies at the Italian Parliament 2014-2016; Member of the Big Data task force at Ministero Istruzione, Università, Ricerca; Luca has been member of the permenent committee for innovation and the Italian digital agenda, 2014-2015; Luca has been advisor to the Prime Minister for the Digital Agenda in 2013-14; in 2012 Luca has been working with the Italian Ministry for Economic Development in a task force aimed at improving the innovative-startup ecosystem which generated the first law to let the startup ecosystem grow.


Bocconi University, course Discipline economiche e sociali, magna cum laude and publication of the dissertation, 1980.