Andrea Glorioso (Mr) is the Counsellor for the Digital Economy at the Delegation of the European Union to the USA, in Washington DC. In this role, he acts as the liaison between the EU and US on policy, regulation and research activities related to the Internet and Information and Communication Technologies. Mr Glorioso worked for eight years at the European Commission in Brussels (Belgium) on cyber-security, personal data protection, cloud computing and Internet governance. Before joining the Commission, he worked at the NEXA Research Center for Internet and Society of the Politechnic University of Turin, at the Centro Tempo Reale research center for contemporary music in Florence and in the private sector as a software developer and project manager. A native of Padua (Italy), Mr Glorioso has a MSc in Political Sciences / Sociology from the University of Padua, a post-graduate degree in IT law from the Centro Study Informatica Giuridica (CSIG) and an LLM in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Turin / WIPO Worldwide Academy.