Sebastiano Toffaletti heads the association’s secretariat since 2008. He is currently chairman of the Working Group on SMEs at ECSO, the European Cybersecurity Organisation. Since 2014, Sebastiano is also a member of the ETSI Board. ETSI, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute, produces standards for key global technologies such as GSM cell phone system, 3G, 4G, DECT, etc.

Sebastiano holds a Master Degree in Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering from the University of Bologna. He authored several articles and position papers on topics such as Intellectual Property Rights, Standards, e-Skills, Net Neutrality and Cloud Computing, and serves as an expert in EU working groups and task forces, such as the EU Multi-stakeholder Platform on ICT Standardisation.