Valerio Alessandroni is a qualified electronic engineer who pioneered some of the technical subjects that have led to Industry 4.0. His professional activity combines engineering research with both education and consultancy, mainly in the areas of Electronics and Industrial Automation. His areas of specialty include the automated factory, network technologies, Industry 4.0, etc. He has also founded and directed several b2b magazines and written many technical books on the above.
More recently Valerio Alessandroni became a certified PROFIBUS and PROFINET Engineer and established EFCC - Estonian Fieldbus Competency Centre, an Estonian startup offering consultation and education services to European companies. He is currently a Guest Professor at the Tallinn Technical University and a professor of the Digital Business Global Master by Zigurat (Spain). He is also a partner of Bureau Veritas Italy, the Innovationszentrum für Industrie 4.0 (Germany) and the Italian GISI association of automation companies.