Claudio Farina is the Executive Vice President Digital Transformation & Technology at Snam, one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure operators and one of the largest Italian public companies in terms of market capitalization. The company’s sustainable and technologically advanced network guarantees security of supply and promotes development in the territories, while also contributing to promote the energy transition.

In this Mind the Chat, together with Alberto Onetti, chairman at Mind the Bridge, he goes through the directions of future evolution for SNAM and its approach to innovation, with a specific focus on Open Innovation and collaboration with startups.

Who’s who?
Claudio Farina has been working in Snam since 2017: he is Executive Vice President Digital Transformation & Technology with responsibility for leading the technological roadmap, ICT and digital transformation. He is also Executive Vice President Technology and Industrial Innovation.
Previously, he held the role of Head of the CEO Office, leading cross-functional projects in the operational improvement area, start up and scale up of new business and support to the Chief Executive Officer, and Senior Vice President of Planning and Control BU Asset Italia with planning responsibilities and control over investments and operating costs of Italian assets. Before joining Snam, Claudio spent over 9 years in Vodafone Italia and the Boston Consulting Group.

**This Mind the Chat is part of the ‘Innovation Executive Views’ series of the 2020 Digital Scaleup Summit in Silicon Valley*