Rosario Imperiali is an Italian attorney, co-founder of Studio Legale Imperiali; in 1985 created and directed for ten years the legal research office of IBM Italy, a privileged “think tank” related to technology, data protection and compliance topics. He writes as a journalist on various newspapers and magazines and is author of monographs on specific aspects of data privacy. Member of the Scientific Committee of the European Privacy Association and former visiting professor at Cattaneo University –on Information and Communication law (2004-2008).