Born in Piedimonte Matese, Sannio, Italy, he attended the Nunziatella Military School in Naples and then the Military Academy in Modena, spending 15 years in various operative roles in the Italian Army as a Commanding Officer in Military Operations. He graduated in Law from the University of Naples, in Political Science from the University of Turin, obtained an MBA from London Business School and an LL.M from Hamline University Law School in Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA).
He was Deputy General Manager of Elettronica SpA, a leading company in the field of electronic countermeasures and defense, and then founded CY4GATE SpA, both strategic partners of the Armed Forces, the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and the Police Forces.
Today he is CEO of Telsy SpA, the TIM Group‘s Cybersecurity and Cyber Resilience competence center for the civilian market and national champion for Quantum Key Distribution. He also holds the role of Chief Public Affairs & Security Officer for TIM.