Lorenzo Pupillo is an Associate Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Cybersecurity @CEPS Initiative.
Before joining CEPS, he served as an Executive Director in the Public & Regulatory Affairs Unit of Telecom Italia developing the company’ global public policies for Internet, Cyber-Security, Next Generation Networks. He also managed Telecom Italia’s relations with the OECD, the ITU and other international associations and organizations. Previously, Dr. Pupillo held a variety of senior positions in the Strategy, Business Development and Learning Services divisions of Telecom Italia. He is an economist by training and has worked in many areas of telecommunications demand and regulatory analysis, publishing four books on Internet Policy and many papers in applied econometrics and industrial organization. He has served as an advisor to the Global Information and Communication Technologies Department of the World Bank. Before joining Telecom Italia, he was member of the technical staff at AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill – New Jersey – and he worked as senior economist for governmental institutions. Dr. Pupillo is also an affiliated researcher at Columbia Institute for Tele Information at Columbia Business School and serves on numerous scientific and advisory boards around the globe. He obtained a Ph.D. and an M.A. from University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from Istituto Adriano Olivetti in Ancona Italy and an MS in Mathematics from University of Rome.