Gianluca is the founder and the president of the European Digital Learning Network. He is an entrepreneur, partner and general manager at Eurocrea Merchant, expert in education and training policies, funds and actions at European level. As Chartered Accountant and chartered auditor, he has gained a wide experience in innovation and entrepreneurship as well as in the Knowledge triangle integration experience, in particular promoting research-academia-business cooperation. A former member of the Board at EBN the international network of more than 150 quality- certified EU|BICs (business and innovation centres) and 100 other organisations that support the development and growth of innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs. Within EBN during his mandate, he was as well Chair of the European’s Education & Entrepreneurship Strategic Interest Group.