Professional & organizations


President of Associazione seed (since 2015).

President of Fondazione San Benedetto (since 2017).

Committee Member of Castellinaria, Festival del cinema giovane (since 2019).

Jury Member of Lernfilm Festival (since 2019)

Member of SIREM – Società Italiana di Ricerca sull’Educazione Mediale (since 2021)

Member of eduhub, the Association of Swiss e-learning centers.


Jury Member of the short film competition of the Choosing Wisely initiative, with Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (2019).

Coach of the Smilebots, a teenagers team for the Swiss chapter of the First Lego League (2013-2018).

Committee Member of Fondazione San Benedetto, for the administration of three private schools in Ticino (since 2003).

Member of AECT, Design & Development division, Multimedia Division and International Division. Board member, Swiss Advisor, and membership coordinator for the International Division (2000-2010).

Founder and manager of the non profit Associazione La Mansarda, for student houses in Lugano (1997-2000).

Journals & reviews


Scientific Committee Member of the Swiss Journal of Educational Research (, since 2017).

Reviewer for several journals, including Computers & Education, IEEE Transactions on Education, British Journal of Educational Technologies, International Journal of Serious Games, and Journal of Media Literacy Education.


Member of the editorial board of the Swiss Journal of Educational Research (RSSE –, 2010-2017).

Member of the Informing Science institute.

Member of the program committee and editorial board of EGAEL Initiative – Electronic Games, simulations and Personalized eLearning.

Member of the Scientific Board of IEEE-RITA, Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnologías del Aprendizaje del IEEE.

Reviwer for User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction: The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI)

Reviewer for the Journal of Distance Education, the Australasian Journal of Educational Technologies and for Software: Practice and Experience.

Reviewer for the AECT Convention and the EDMEDIA Conference.


President of the Scientific and organizing committee of the 2013 Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Educational Research in Lugano, Switzerland.

Program Committee Member of 4th International Workshop on Software Engineering for E-learning (ISELEAR’13), Salamanca, Spain.


Children choir and orchestra for the holy mass in my parish (current).

Volunteer referee for the First Lego League Ticino (regional) in november 2011 and november 2012.

Bible time on Sundays for young children, in the catholic parish in Massagno, in 2011 and 2012.