Michele was appointed Chief Commercial Officer of ATS Global on 1st of February 2018. He joined ATS Global in 2014, with the role of Business Development Manager and Business Consultant for the discrete manufacturing sector. He has been helping blue chip manufacturing companies defining Smart Manufacturing strategies and long-term digitalization roadmaps, building clear business cases, solving manufacturing system challenges, and achieving the planned business benefits. Before joining ATS Global, Michele has been working in the Centre of Competence of a leading MOM (Manufacturing Operations Management) software vendor, with responsibilities in Solution Delivery and Consultancy for leading manufacturing companies. He has broad experience in the discrete manufacturing industry sector, varying from automotive and aerospace to industrial machinery and electronics. He has presented papers on a broad range of subjects at many industry and research events. Michele is qualified with a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Genova (Italy) and Master of Science in Physics from the same university.