Luca Bolognini

President, Istituto Italiano per la Privacy e la valorizzazione dei dati

Member of the Scientific Committee


Luca Bolognini is a founding partner of ICT Legal Consulting, a law firm with offices in Milan, Rome, Bologna and Amsterdam and presence in 19 other countries. 

He holds the role of ethics & privacy advisor for several European research and innovation projects “Horizon 2020” and is PM board member of the EU H2020 “Privacy Flag”, “Cloudwatch 2”, “Cyberwatching” and “ANITA” projects. Luca is a member of the International Core Team of DataEthicsEU, co-Chair of the Board of Senior Experts of the EuroPrivacy certification scheme and member of the Committee of Wise Men of the National Association for Digital Conservation Operators. In 2017 he founded the CNAC – National Anti-Cyberbullying Center with the Istituto Privacy, supported by large companies and important Italian and foreign law firms.

He has presented studies in Italian and foreign conferences (including, on several occasions, ITU Telecom World) and published numerous articles in national and international newspapers and magazines (including The Wall Street Journal, European Voice, Computer Law & Security Review, Law Economics and Privacy Technologies, Il Sole 24 Ore), on data protection and other aspects of law, on topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Industry 4.0, GDPR, e-Privacy, Big Data, Cloud Computing, Healthcare and digital finance, smart contracts, e-commerce, digital public security, remote controls at work, freedom of expression, data for minors.

Among the books of which he was the author and/or curator: “Deontology Privacy for lawyers and private investigators” (Giuffrè, 2009), “Next Privacy” (RCS Etas, 2010), “Privacy Officer” (Ipsoa, 2013), ” Privacy Technologies and Policies “(Springer, 2016). He published the “Generazione Selfie” pamphlet with Corriere della Sera in 2014. He is the author with Pelino and Bistolfi of the best selling book “Il Regole Privacy Europeo” published by Giuffrè in October 2016, the first Italian commentary to the GDPR. It is his chapter on transparency and privacy in the volume “The new health responsibility and its insurance” (Giuffrè, 2017). In July 2018, his pamphlet “Artificial Follia – Reflections for the Resistance of Human Intelligence”, dedicated to the relationship between rights, digital and artificial intelligence, published by Rubbettino.