Gianluca MISURACA is founder and Vice President on Technology Diplomacy and International Relations of Inspiring Futures (IF), a global consultancy network with headquarters in Lausanne and Seville, which provides strategic advisory services to several International Organizations and public and private institutions worldwide. Among his key assignments he is currently leading, on behalf of the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI), the “International Outreach for human-centric Artificial Intelligence” ( initiative; and he is the Team Leader and Project’s Coordinator of the “Digital Partnerships in Action” (DPA) facility support to assist the implementation of the Digital Partnership Agreement of the EU with Japan, the Republic of Korea and Singapore.

As part of his academic roles, Gianluca is the Executive Director of the Master on Artificial Intelligence in public services (AI4GOV) led by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the Department of Design of Politecnico di Milano. Previously, Gianluca was a Senior Scientist at the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre where, from 2009 to 2020, he was leading research and policy support in the field of Digital Governance, Social Innovation and Artificial Intelligence.