Alberto Zilio is Director of Public Affairs – Europe for AT&T, one of the largest communications company in the world, and is responsible for coordinating public affairs activities in the region. Previously, he was associate director for an innovative public affairs consultancy in Brussels, leading the ICT and telecom team. He also worked as senior manager at DIGITALEUROPE, the European Lobby of the Digital Industry, where he was responsible for all Digital Economy dossiers and relations with the European Parliament and political parties. Alberto began his career in public policy working as an European affairs advisor for Telecom Italia in Brussels, working with the European Parliament and European Commission on telecom and ICT issues. He holds a degree in International and Diplomatic Studies and a Master’s in Management of Innovation at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in Pisa, Italy. Alberto is also a member of RENA (the Italian network for excellence) leading the ICT section of the association. Alberto was recently selected by the Italian Government as one of the major Italian talents under 30.