Flavio Cucchietti, senior researcher within Telecom Italia Innovation Center in Turin (Italy), is managing energy efficiency and sustainability aspects related to standardization across the whole spectrum of the ICT, ranging from the energy efficiency of home and network equipment to e-waste to Smart Grids and Smart Cities.
From 1988 is active in standardization and is currently member of many standardization groups acting on Energy Efficient and Sustainable ICT.
He has been working along these years to foster cooperation among all stakeholders and looking at standardization as a natural endpoint of research and development activities in order to accelerate the availability of more economically viable and socially responsible equipment and services.
Cooperates with EC and Energy Star on energy efficiency initiatives. He is vice Chair of ITU-T Study Group 5 (environment and climate change), vice Chair of the ITU-T Focus Group on Smart and Sustainable Cities and Board member of CEI, the Italian standardization institution in the electrical, electronic and telecommunications area.