Guido Romeo

data and business editor Wired Italy

Guido Romeo

Guido Romeo is data and business editor of the Italian edition of Wired. He is co-founder of Diritto di Sapere (Your Right To Know), a non-profit project advocating an Italian FOIA, and founder of Hacks/Hackers Italy in Milan.

He graduated from the University of Bologna and holds a journalism degree from the Ecole Supérieure de Journalisme in Lille, France and a masters in communications. In 2004 he was Armenise-Harvard science-writer fellow at the Harvard School of Medicine and winner of the Astra Zeneca award for science communication. In 2007 he won the Piero Piazzano science and environment reporting award and the Amundsen prize for coverage of climate change. In 2009 he was awarded the Voltolino, Italy’s most prominent prize for science reporting. For Nòva24, the science and technology insert of Il Sole 24 Ore, he managed Città illuminate (enlightened cities), a series of reports and conferences on development and growth in urban centres investing in innovation and creativity. He was also producer and co-host on Radio24 of NòvaLab24, the daily programme on research, innovation and creativity.

Guido Romeo will speak at the following events:

09:30 - 11:00  thursday 16
Hotel Brufani - Sala Raffaello
A pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? Can data generate revenue?
11:00 - 12:00  saturday 18
Sala del Dottorato
An Italian FOIA: watch this space
09:30 - 11:00  sunday 19
Hotel Brufani - Sala Perugino
Radical data: from activism to journalism, the power of data-based visual narratives
14:00 - 15:30  sunday 19
Hotel Brufani - Sala Priori
LegalLeaks and #Chiedi: how to use right to access for journalism
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