Hybrid Panel Session LATITUDO 40

Urban Data Analytics platform based on Earth Observation and Artificial
Intelligence: Latitudo 40, Geospacial Data and Business Innovation


Date and Location

December 15, 2021 in the Aula Magna of the School of Humanities,
via Laura 48 / 3:00 – 4:30 PM (CET)


Supported by:



Mauro Manente


Mauro Manente is CTO and co-founder of Latitudo 40 where with all his passion and curiosity he is driving the development of the fastest and easiest cloud platform to access data extracted from satellite images using AI. During the last 20 years, after his computer engineering graduation at University of Naples “Federico II”, he had the chance to work with several space/telco companies in Italy as a software developer first and then as team leader, project manager and CTO. He founded his first IT consultancy company in 2010 and then has been co-founder and member of board of directors of Remocean and Latitudo 40, two startups based in Italy in the field of remote sensing, and co-founder of Sentimetrix, a United States based company specialized in sentiment analysis.

Luigi Ruggerone


After completing his postgraduate studies in Economics in the UK, Luigi joined Banca Commerciale Italiana in 1996, working in Milan for the Research Department and then the Risk Management Department. In 2013, with his wife Alessandra and his kids Luca and Sara, Luigi moved to Washington DC to join the International Monetary Fund, where he contributed to writing several issues of the Global Financial Stability Report until 2015. In October 2015 he joined Intesa Sanpaolo Group to open and manage its new Representative Office in Washington DC. On October 1st 2018 he was appointed Head of Innovation Business Development with Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center, a new company of Intesa Sanpaolo Group based in Turin and entirely dedicated to scout, analyze accelerate and support innovative technologies. Since July 1st 2019 Luigi is the Director of Applied Research with Intesa Sanpaolo Innovation Center.