Antonio Samaritani is Director General of the Agency for Digital Italy, a position he has held since 2015. Samaritani is playing a crucial role leading the Italian digitization, with the involvement of both public administration and private organizations. He is responsible for the most strategic projects, such as the Public System for Digital Identity Management (SPID) and the national integrated civil registry (ANPR). Previously, he served as Director of Information Systems of the Lombardy Region from 2010 to 2015. Prior to that, he had worked in international consulting and information and communication technology companies. From 2005 to 2010, Samaritani was Director of industrial markets at IBM for the division of consulting and system integration. He holds a Degree in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan and two postgraduate specializations in General Management and IT Strategy.