Andrea Zorzetto is a Managing Partner for Italy at Plug and Play, the world's largest innovation platform. Passionate about how policymaking can foster the transition through the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Andrea is pursuing a Master in Digital, New Technology and Public Policy between Sciences Po and the Hertie School, and is also researching these themes for the Scuola di Politiche in Rome, founded by Italy’s former Prime Minister Enrico Letta. He founded and leads Poliferie, an Italian NGO that provides high school students in poor urban areas with better education opportunities, having launched three pilot projects in Rome, Milan and Naples in early 2018. Andrea is a frequent public speaker on the global economy, public policy in the digital age and European Union politics, holding talks at institutions such as HM Treasury, Harvard University, and Columbia University.
Master’s thesis title
How mid-tier cities can become leading brain hubs: The case of Hangzhou, China