Trust-IT is an international marketing & research organisation specialised in fostering Information and Communication Technology solutions across Europe and globally

Meet the Team

Trust-IT has been created by dreamers who love to work hard with the aim of making many people happy with what we do.


Silvana Muscella

Founder and Managing Director

Silvana Muscella

Founder and Managing Director
As founder & CEO, I feel privileged to work on what I love to do and be surrounded by a great team of dynamic & savvy international professionals. Thanks to my team, I can focus on strategic guidance of Trust-IT and high-level co-ordination of our projects, as well as on contributing to the growth of my team's competences.

Paolo Lombardi

Director

Paolo Lombardi

Director
My work at Trust-IT is focused on the areas of risk management & cybersecurity, digital marketing processes and web-based tools & solutions at large. With an engineering background, I have been working for more than 25 years in ICT, with a persevering passion for innovation in challenging fields such as energy, environment, and financial services.

Michele Nannipieri

Project Coordination Director

Michele Nannipieri

Project Coordination Director
With over 20 years’ experience in the field of ICT they call me Mr Wolf as I like to “fix” things. An engineering background my interests revolve around web-based applications, with a special focus on cyber risk management, customised web based services, innovative communication & knowledge management services for networked enterprises. You can also find me on the sidelines of a football pitch, come rain or shine, egging my son on who plays for AC Pisa 1909.

Anna Anicito

Senior Administration Officer

Anna Anicito

Senior Administration Officer
I have a degree in business economics & have worked in companies ranging from import / export, fashion industry & ICT services! Although they say that the accounting department is considered “not fun” in a company, I've always found it challenging & I find something each day that makes me love my job which makes it stimulating & interesting.

Julie Abergas-Arteza

Market Analyst

Julie Abergas-Arteza

Market Analyst
I’m an EU-based market analyst in ICT sector. I have a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Polytechnic University of the Philippines and a Yellow Belt Certified and Green Belt trained Lean Six Sigma practitioner from a major international consulting firm in the Philippines. I’m a very enthusiastic person who is eager to learn new things and has a passion for innovation and continuous improvement and I love singing and reading books.

Benedetta Bernieri

Administration Officer

Benedetta Bernieri

Administration Officer

With a master degree in economic science from University of Pisa and previous work in supply management at public administrations, at Trust-IT I use my previous experiences to carry out daily accounting and administration activities.

Massimo Berutto

Software developer

Massimo Berutto

Software developer
I'm a software developer & have a computer science degree from the University Of Pisa. I specialise in delivering latest IT solutions in eCommerce and eLearning platforms for our clients. My passions are football and I write, for many years now, the Sports section for our local press and you can usually find me analysing some Pisa match which I love to do. I also love my dog Roy. I try & put the same tenacity in my IT job as I do in my journalistic flair.

Luisa Bonanome

Intern

Luisa Bonanome

Intern
Luisa graduated with a cum laude degree in "Psychology applied to the contexts of health, labor and legal law" from Rome’s La Sapienza University. After completing her studies, she undertook a post-graduate internship at Culture srl, focusing on human digital transformation, data analysis and business consulting. Inspired by this experience, she carried out a Masters in “Big Data Analytics & Social Mining” in Pisa. She is currently an intern at Trust-it Services and will provide support to the EOSC (European Open Science Cloud) Public Consultation.

Rob Carrillo

Digital Marketing Specialist

Rob Carrillo

Digital Marketing Specialist
I'm an EU-based digital marketing specialist in the ICT sector. Before specializing in digital marketing, I first started as a reporter later becoming an editor in various nationally-distributed publications in the Middle East. I combine my content expertise with advanced business knowledge to help ICT organisations achieve their digital marketing goals. I have an MBA from the University of Pisa and I'm active in various international civil society organisations. My passion is centred around the practice of martial arts and its application to daily life

Claudio Casanovi

Senior Software Developer

Claudio Casanovi

Senior Software Developer
After graduating, cum laude, from the university of Pisa, I have over 15 years of experience in the field of ICT. High-level thinker, developing CMS, mobile Apps, publishing & communication tools & selecting customising & integrating event management platforms. As part of this, I’ve created the company’s very own personalised software newsletter tool. Living in the rural countryside of beautiful Tuscany is where my ICT inspiration comes from listening to my favourite music & playing my guitar!

Roberta Cintura

Creative Content, Graphic and Marketing Strategies

Roberta Cintura

Creative Content, Graphic and Marketing Strategies
Active, positive, & creative. A bachelor's degree in Communication & Marketing from Florence University, Master's degree in Concept Art from Event Horizon. Passionate about art, tatoos, technology & communication. I love keeping up-to-date with new digital marketing strategies and studying business development plans. Discovering new places where I can be inspired for my drawings is key. Last but not least I’ve fallen in love with music since I was a child.

Alessio Corongiu

Project Manager

Alessio Corongiu

Project Manager
Master Degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Pisa. 10+ project management experience developed in complex organizational structures in different business domains, merged by state-of-the-art processes and high technology products & services. In addition to specialising in production activities, I have pluriannual experience in research projects on national & EU level public funded initiatives. Curious about everything Innovative, human-centric and new technologies and I love wines and gastronomic specialities.

Luca Di Fiore

Graphic, Web Designer & Developer

Luca Di Fiore

Graphic, Web Designer & Developer
I am an expert web designer and developer and I love any form of art, from music to painting. Thrown out of the Beatles because my vision was just too creative for the band, I chose my second great passion - graphic design.

John Favaro

Senior Research Analyst

John Favaro

Senior Research Analyst
John graduated in computer science from Yale University and the University of California at Berkeley. He has worked in a variety of areas in software engineering over his career, and has enjoyed all of them. He views the European R&D environment as one of the most exciting on the international scene today. John is currently an Associate Editor in Chief of IEEE Software Magazine for the Management area.

Nick Ferguson

Digital Communications Strategist & Project Manager

Nick Ferguson

Digital Communications Strategist & Project Manager

I am a Digital Communications Strategist & Project Manager at Trust-IT Services interacting with international clients and working closely with business and research communities around the globe.

Nicoletta Luccini

Administration Officer

Nicoletta Luccini

Administration Officer
I have a background in accountancy but have dabbled in many different activities whilst nurturing my family. I love to travel, languages and love art which I work on in my spare time. Always trying to lend a hand with organising resources’s administrative questions - at Trust-IT where we combine ICT & Art and focus on my English skills all in the one place which is great for me

Rita Meneses

Marketing Analyst and Researcher & Project Manager

Rita Meneses

Marketing Analyst and Researcher & Project Manager
Addicted to exploring new realities, my mission is to communicate, in international environments, making the message as informative as possible. I have a flair for social media marketing and building user based communities in the IT world. I love the sea, doing theatre, cooking & make mean soups!

Filomena Minichiello

Communications & Digital Marketing Specialist

Filomena Minichiello

Communications & Digital Marketing Specialist
A bachelor's degree in Communication Science from Siena University, Master's degree in Digital Humanities & 1st Level Specializing Master Internet Technologies at Pisa University. Passionate about technology, digital & other forms of communication, I launched into the digital marketing world that encompasses all of them. In my work, I love to learn new things, experiment using new strategies to strive to be better at what I'm doing. I love reading, cooking, playing sports and outdoor walking, always with my camera... my third eye

Daniele Mori

Software Developer

Daniele Mori

Software Developer
I have always been passionate about technology, always trying to learn more & really expand my knowledge base. In Information Technology I have always tried to turn my ideas and projects into life, in particular to those linked to IoT solutions & Task Automation. I am a traditional film photographer & love astronomy.

Sara Garavelli

Project Lifecycle Strategist & Project Manager

Sara Garavelli

Project Lifecycle Strategist & Project Manager
I'm a Telecommunications engineer with a master degree in logistics and organization for industry and commerce. Ever since I was a child I have been totally fascinated by technology. At Trust-IT I've found the way to explore all the terrestrial and alien aspects of ICT.

Riccardo Giuntini

Graphic & Web Designer

Riccardo Giuntini

Graphic & Web Designer
A computer science, graphic art & visual communication enthusiast since I can remember! It's great I can do all 3 here! People tell me I have a creative eye which I adapt to all website visuals making them look modern, professional and attractive- whatever your business at the same time. When I'm not doing this I mountain climb!

Andrea Greco

Graphic & Web Designer

Andrea Greco

Graphic & Web Designer
Web and graphic designer, developer & publisher. Illustrator in my spare time. Hiking and music addict, dreamer, David Bowie fan, I live at the intersection of both beauty & computer science to save the world from bad design.

Letizia Mari

Digital Marketing Analyst

Letizia Mari

Digital Marketing Analyst
Italian Marketing professional, with a European heart. Music & Humanities is my background. Digital my world. Loving working here @ Trust-it where creative minds shape projects and ideas. My interests range from IT to Media, Arts & Culture. I am a good listener. Always ready for a good espresso with friends.

Patricia Anne Nugent

Senior Analyst

Patricia Anne Nugent

Senior Analyst
I obtained my degree, joint honours Marketing & Italian from Strathclyde University, UK, 1989. I coordinated & managed projects in the Aerospace Technology sector in Italy straight after. Helped found a spin-off company in 1999, serving as VP for Finance & Administration for 7 yrs. Joined Trust-IT looking for new challenges & a chance to put my creative skills to the test where I am passionate about new tech. I love hanging out with my children.

Francesco Osimanti

Digital Marketing Analyst

Francesco Osimanti

Digital Marketing Analyst
BSc degree in International Affairs & Politics in 2008. My career, since, has veered into different paths until I became a Copywriter in today’s digital world. I like to test and craft the best Communication strategy for a wide array of clients, adjusting my working style accordingly. Blogging, content creation, on-site Seo and Social Media Management are definitely my core strengths. I have been lucky enough to obtain multiple, international knowledge spanning across different EU countries, the last in the Netherlands. When not online, I love spending time in outdoor activities.

Stephanie Parker

Senior Research Analyst

Stephanie Parker

Senior Research Analyst
My driver is seeing firms, large or small, gain the business benefits of IT. I use my copywriting skills to make complex IT developments sound really cool, so everyone can understand them. As an IT research analyst, I have a keen eye for spotting important trends in cloud computing and the future internet. I also have expertise on the sustainability of IT systems.

Alessandro Petrocelli

Chief Technology Officer

Alessandro Petrocelli

Chief Technology Officer
CTO, a computer engineering degree from the University of Pisa, with over 15 years’ experience in the field of ICT. My passion for really understanding technology combined with creativity are my main goals that make my day whizz by. I oversee all aspects of technological vision & commercial software production development & manage all project design & development.

Sara Pittonet Gaiarin

Digital Communications Strategist & Project Manager

Sara Pittonet Gaiarin

Digital Communications Strategist & Project Manager
People are the greatest show on earth, communicating what they do is what I was born for. I am an expert in international co-operation building and communication for ICT and the company’s principal investigator for Europe-Brazil relations. I obtained a Masters degree in International & Diplomatic sciences from the University of Trieste, Italy.

Diego Porru

Computer Scientist

Diego Porru

Computer Scientist
Passionate about IT since a small child, I have acquired skills in web and desktop software development, from design to application code scripts, both basic and highly complex. I am keen to learn and apply the most advanced technologies to come up with innovative solutions.

Simone Sacchi

E-Infrastructure Senior Strategist & Project Manager

Simone Sacchi

E-Infrastructure Senior Strategist & Project Manager
Ph.D in Library & Information Science from University of Illinois. Before joining Trust, I was Head of International Projects at LIBER, Head of Scholarly Communication Services at Columbia University, NY, and Digital Repository Manager at University of Bologna. I combine strong leadership & management experience in R&D projects with focus on Open Science, Scholarly Communication, Digital Stewardship, & Next Generation Metrics.

Gianluca Savini

Graphic & Web Designer

Gianluca Savini

Graphic & Web Designer
I am is an experienced graphic, web designer. Expert in branding, pre-press and desktop publishing, I love to cook, with a knack for traditional Italian and Japanese cuisines…

Andrea M Schillaci

Digital Marketing Specialist

Andrea M Schillaci

Digital Marketing Specialist
Born curious, always looking for answers, that just leads to more questions ☹. My eclectic personality fits well with daily needs of digital marketing & here in Trust-IT. I focus my skills in developing & running digital strategies, elaborating graphical visuals & supporting the tech team. I’m a science addict with a passion for all kinds of technology inherited from my Physics background. Love art & when not at work I challenge myself with playing harp or singing opera.

Marieke Willems

Research Communication Expert & Stakeholder Engager

Marieke Willems

Research Communication Expert & Stakeholder Engager
Passionate about bringing people with different views and backgrounds together, fomenting transdisciplinary collaboration. I'm a stakeholder engager and science communicator passionate about research infrastructures and open science. I feel privileged to help foster ICT solutions in the world of research across Europe and globally capitalising on my experience in research organisations & international academic network.

Niccolò Zazzeri

Communication & Web Marketing Specialist

Niccolò Zazzeri

Communication & Web Marketing Specialist
I graduated in Digital Humanities at Pisa University and my experience incorporates both digitised and born-digital materials and combines the methodologies from traditional humanities disciplines and social sciences with tools provided by ICT computing and digital publishing.