Francesco D’Orazio

Co-Founder and CEO, Pulsar

Francesco D’Orazio is a researcher, product designer and entrepreneur specialized in online audiences and internet culture. He holds a PhD in immersive media and the evolution of digital audiences.

He is the co-founder and CEO of audience intelligence platform Pulsar. Before that, he was research director at innovation consultancy Face and Director of the Visual Social Media Lab.

He’s a regular speaker at conferences such as SXSW, Strata, The Next Web, TMRE, IIEX, International Journalism Festival, TedX, Social Media Week, WARC, MRS and Esomar. His work has been featured on the BBC, Guardian, CNN, Forbes, Mashable, Gigaom and Business Insider.

Sessions from Francesco D’Orazio:

Sustainability: What does it even mean today?

This year, 98% of businesses¹ are aiming to orient themselves to sustainability. But as the concept becomes more comprehensive and ubiquitous, its shared meaning seems to be evaporating. That makes it much harder for companies, politics, [...]


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