Elena Gaboardi

Founder and co-chair

After a degree cum laude in political sciences, Elena started her career as a business consultant in the early 90s, managing and authoring many research studies in the fields of emerging technologies and digital transformation. She then applied her skills and competence to communication, exchange and transfer of knowledge created within publicly funded RTD programmes, initiating and managing a number of EU-funded projects while starting news ventures. With more than 30 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, manager, business developer and senior expert, she now co-chairs ICONS, guiding and planning activities and resources.