Luca Josi on preserving knowledge for future generations. ITS Arcademy Advisory Board Interviews.
17 Febbraio 2022
Luca Josi – a former professional journalists with a background in politics and a profound knowledge and passion for ancient history and art – joins the ITS Arcademy Advisory Board. He will be part of our thinkers, our ambassadors, our antennas in the world.
In this interview he tells us about his professional career, basically three separate lives that brought him from journalism and politics to art patronage and heading the commnunication of one of the largest telecommunication groups.
Luca Josi was born in Albenga, Italy, in 1966. A former professional journalist, he was the secretary of the Movimento Giovanile Socialista (the Italian youth socialist movement) from 1991 to 1994 and was in PSI’s (Italian Socialist Party) Direction and Executive in those same years. He founded the Einstein Multimedia group acting as its President from 1994 to 2013. He founded the Patto Generazionale in 2007. He is a board member of Fondazione TIM, in the board of directors of TIMvision Srl and heads over the Brand Strategy, Media e Multimedia division of TIM (he is director of communication, of commercial and sports sponsorships, of events, media and commercial and multimedia content for TIM Vision, TIM Music and TIM Games).
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ITS Arcademy is Ark, Archive, Academy: exhibition space, educational course, training centre. A protected place, but open to all, where you can cultivate creativity, get inspiration and experiment. The Arcademy has its roots in an archive built up over twenty years, a cultural and social resource that recounts the history of contemporary fashion, showcasing the creations of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
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