Massimo Banzi is the co-founder of the Arduino project. He is an Interaction Designer, Educator and Open Source Hardware advocate. He has worked as a consultant for clients such as: Prada, Artemide, Persol, Whirlpool, V&A Museum and Adidas.
Massimo started the first FabLab in Italy which led to the creation of Officine Arduino, a FabLab/Makerspace based in Torino.
He spent 4 years at the Interaction Design Institue Ivrea as Associate Professor. Massimo has taught workshops and has been a guest speaker at institutions allover the world.
Before joining IDII he was CTO for the Seat Ventures incubator. He spent many years working as a software architect,both in Milan and London, on projects for clients like Italia Online, Sapient, Labour Party, BT, MCI WorldCom, SmithKlineBeecham, Storagetek, BSkyB and boo.com.
Massimo is also the author of “Getting Started with Arduino” published by O’Reilly. He is a regular contributor to the italian edition of Wired Magazine and Che Futuro, an online magazine about innovation.
He currently teaches Interaction Design at SUPSI Lugano in the south of Switzerland and is a visiting professor at CIID in Copenhagen.
The Quantum Revolution
02.19.20 / Christopher Savoie, Zapata Computing
Democratizing Ocean Data with Underwater Drones
02.19.20 / Joe Wolfel, Terradepth
The Future of Helmet Tech
02.19.20 / Mario Mercado, BATS TOI
Accelerating Solar Adoption Through Design
01.21.20 / Sentil Balasubramanian, Sistine Solar
An Engagement Platform to Bridge Offline to Online
01.21.20 / Omer Golan, Outernets
A Framework for Starting a Movement
01.21.20 / Alexandra Zatarain, Eight Sleep
Fireside Chat: Saar Yoskovitz, Founder & CEO, Augury (interviewed by Matt Turck, FirstMark)
11.13.19 / Saar Yoskovitz, Augury
How to Distribute a Hardware Product
11.13.19 / Sean Grundy, Bevi
Rebar & Robots
11.13.19 / Daniel Blank, Toggle