Luca De Biase was born in Verona in 1956 and graduated at Bocconi University in Milan in Social and Economic Studies. In 1986 he started his journalist career writing for several dailies inlcluding "ItaliaOggi", "Mondo Economico", "Fortune Italia", "Espansione", "Panorama", "The Industry Standard". He is amongst the founders of content provider "Il mago d'Ebiz", of the on-line journalists' community Reporters on-line and administrator of Walue, a consultancy firm for publishing projects using new digital and interactive media. He is now both a freelance writer for "La Stampa", "Il Sole 24 Ore" and "Panorama" and a professor at the University of Padua and Iulm in Milan where he holds an advanced course in journalism. He is chairman and managing director of Skillpass, a training company, for which he received a prize by the President in 2007.
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