Elena Rocco (Ph.D.) lecturer in communication and business strategy in the Department of Management at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, and the creator and founder of Radio Magica, Elena is the General Secretary of the Fondazione Radio Magica as well as its Scientific and Executive Supervisor of Projects. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the Department of Economics at UCLA, and a post-doctoral research fellow at the School of Information, University of Michigan. She has been General Secretary of Fondazione Radio Magica onlus since 2012.
Antonina Dattolo (Ph.D.), is the founder and director of the SASWeb Research Laboratory (Semantic, Adaptive, and Social Web) within the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics at the University of Udine; she is also the Head of the Udine Research Unit for INDAM (Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica). Lecturer in Web Technologies and Semantic Web Technology at the University of Udine, Antonina has worked with the Web since its inception: how knowledge can be organized, shared and taught, its applications to geographic area, to digital inclusion, to tourism and to cultural heritage.
Giovanna De Appolonia (Ph.D.), art historian. She has worked with Fondazione Radio Magica onlus since 2012 and is the Scientific Advisor on the #smARTradio project. Giovanna completed her PhD in Art History at Boston University. She has taught courses in Medieval and Renaissance Art in the Department of History of Art at Boston University and at the University of Padova. She has also worked as a museum curator and education officer at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. She is affiliated with SASWeb Lab at the University of Udine.
Carolina Laperchia, journalist, trainer, expert in multimedia and radio communication, with a particular focus on radio education for adults with special needs, children and youth. She completed her Masters in Communication and International Journalism as well as a Masters in Governance and Management of Health and Social Services at the University of Udine. She has worked with Radio Magica since 2015 as Head of Radio Research and Production. She is affiliated with the Department of Management at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Andrea Piovesan, software engineer, has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Padova and a master’s in Computer Science from the University of Udine. He has worked closely with the SASWeb laboratory since 2015, and has been involved in projects related to tourism and promoting the local area with a particular focus on accessibility, design for all and SEO. He currently holds a research grant and is responsible for the management and development of #smARTradio’s web portal and interactive maps.