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September 15-18 / 2017

Cosmobike Tech Awards – The jury

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Luca Barbieri is an innovation journalist, editorial director of Vertical Innovation and co-founder of Blum and Media Accelerator, both companies that apply the media language to the business world. He served as Co-ordinator of Corriere Innovazione and he was responsible for the “Corriere Impresa Guide” series for the Rcs Group .
A professional journalist and member of the editorial staff at as web and social editor. In a previous life, she was a road racer and took part in the women’s Giro d’Italia and long-distance races. She has a degree in foreign languages and literature, since 2000 she has been involved with everything and anything that has to do with the world of bicyicle: materials, techniques, products, sports and travel.
Immagine-di-cappè MATTEO CAPPE’
He is co-founder (along with Marco Ferrari and Riccardo Severgnini) and Managing Director of the network, the first network about the bicycle with 5 active magazine. Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, for almost 15 years, however, he is immersed in the world of cycling. He started his career as a photographer for TuttoMountainbike, Italian magazine dedicated to mountain biking. In recent years he worked as a professional photographer for many companies in the cycling industry developing a great editorial experience and continuing his profession as a journalist.
After spending nearly 17 years with Mediaset as an advertising manager, a few years ago she became the editor of an on-line cycling magazine, She is a journalist in the news programme Tgcom24 and as is also a press officer with the Italian Ministry of Environment. During Milan Expo 2015, she has published MilanoinBici – a guide to help visitors discover the many faces of the city on two wheels. She is the creator of the Italian Green Road Award, a prize that every year awards Italian cycling routes during Cosmo Bike Show.
foto-garnero-e1465566198180 ALESSANDRO GARNERO
Editorial director of the Tecniche Nuove spa publishing house, technical reporter and passionate cyclist, first of MTB, now of road bike. He has been in charge of the Bicitech magazine for four years and has been the promoter of “Bicitech Academy”, the technical update event for professionals. In twenty-five years of editorial activity as director of thirty-five specialized industry magazines he gained a great experience in the world of innovation, mechanics, automation and industrial production. He has thus been able to introduce in the Bicitech magazine all the concepts that have quickly transformed it from a magazine to retailers into a technical magazine for the bicycle world.
Engineer, with a long career as Marketing and Product Development Director with “two-wheel” and automotive companies, he is the Director of Hexas, a Temporary Management, Consulting and Training company. Technical Director of “Veicoli Elettrici” News Magazine, he also contributes to Bicitech, the first Italian magazine focusing on the bike trade.
She is a journalist specialized in responsible travel tourism, author of books and guides for travelers (especially women traveler), she also published with Touring Editore. After years of travelling with all possible means, Chiara sets off to pedal, even at work. She becomes an MTB guide and her interest moves on to cycle tourism. After having taken over the press and public relations office for Bikeways, a European cycling and rental network, she creates the column “Free wheel”. She writes for Il Piccolo di Trieste, with suggestions for weekends by bike. She writes on the Authors Blog of the newspaper La Repubblica, telling the life of a “two-wheels journalist”. On TheLadyBike Blog she offers excursions and bicycle tours. She is #almostvegan and likes to combine sports and wellness with the choice of green and veg products. Also for riding a bike!
He began his career as a mechanical designer, in 2003 he creates Pirodesign and puts to good use his talents of creativity and innovation, knowledge of materials and technologies, design expertise and marketing. Following the philosophy of the right mix of design, functionality, technology, ergonomics and materials he creates ideas / projects that become solutions to a problem or concrete answers to existing needs.
Cycling writer and photographer, he has published several books on bicycle technique and history. He coordinates the website, and he is President of the CosmoBike Tech Awards Jury.
immagine-1 SARA TRAVELLA
She uses the bike to go to work, to go to the supermarket and to the park with her daughters. She is director of Galline a Pois, a graphics and communications agency. She worked for the magazine Vintage Bicycles and participated in the creation of the book “Campagnolo, the myth” and “Santini, a second skin”, published by Edizioni Bolis.
He owns, together with his brothers, one of the most innovative bicycle shops in the Veneto Region, the Fratelli Scavezzon s.n.c. He has created a true “community” of customers, not just cycling enthusiasts, but lovers of the cool and trendy atmosphere of the shop, the extreme competence of the mechanics, and the top-selling bike products on sale. Passionate about folding bikes, he has reached the 20th overall and first place in the veterans category (over 50 years) at the London 2016 Brompton World Championship!
Work and passion for two wheels have always gone hand in hand for her. She is currently a journalist for Bike4Trade, after having various experiences in sports magazines and in the field of corporate marketing.
Owner of a graphics company, he is also the publisher of 365 Mountain Bike magazine, a level 2 federal technician and manager of the Italian Cycling Federation, Sports Director of Green Team Todesco, Italian Olympic BMX and currently of XC Focus Italy Team. Promoter of cycling mobility for the first grade of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Sciences in Verona.

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