Roberta Cocco

Alderman for Innovation & Digital Agenda – Milan

Roberta Cocco

Alderman for Innovation & Digital Agenda – Milan

Biography

Married with three children, graduated in Foreign Languages ​​and Literature at the State University of Milan, she completed her education with a Master’s Degree in Marketing, Communication and Public Relations at ISFOR and following numerous courses and updates in the fields of Marketing and Communication Business, in Italy and in the United States. A long career at Microsoft in various roles up to being Central Marketing Director. Since 2014 he has been Director of National Development Plans for Western Europe, promoting innovation projects for the development and implementation of the Digital Agenda with Governments and Institutions in the 12 Nations of the area, from Portugal to Finland. Since 2004, with the future @ lfemminile, he has been working on projects to bridge the gender gap through ICT in close collaboration with international Public and Private organizations including United Nation Women, UNESCO, ITU, UNRIC. In 2013 he launched a project dedicated to the technical-scientific training of girls, Nuvola Rosa, which in turn inspired #MakeWhatsNext in 2016, an initiative adopted by 27 European nations, reaching over 10,000 girls. Since February 2006 he has been a Professor of “Brand Management and Communication” at the Master’s Degree in Marketing of the LIUC University of Castellanza (VA). In 2010 she was awarded the title of Commander of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic by the President of the Republic Giorgio Napolitano. In 2016 he joined the Giunta Sala as Councilor for Digital Transformation and Civic Services