Andrea Vascellari is an award-winning digital marketing consultant and keynote speaker in the online communications industry. He is currently the CEO of itive.net, an international digital strategy agency he founded in 2006. With over 10 years of professional experience and a deep understanding of marketing and communications, including public and media relations, Andrea helps his clients integrate new technologies and social media communication into their organizations by building dynamic relationships with shareholders and other key audiences. He has worked with independent professionals, Fortune 100 companies, mid-sized companies, as well as with non-profit organizations across a broad spectrum of industries including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, government, education, technology, and consumer electronics.Andrea has extensive international business experience, speaks six languages and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. Recognized as one of the leading early adopters, thought leaders and influencers in social media communication, Andrea has directed executive education programs, lectured at academic institutions and delivered keynote speeches internationally. In addition to his consulting and agency background, Andrea is a well renowned blogger, podcaster and co-author of the book Age Of Conversation 3, which was written by a group of well-known international marketing professionals. He has also contributed to other blogs, such as The Next Web, and has been featured in numerous news and business publications, both in print and on the web, including Lifehacker and Wired Magazine.