Intersection Conference - Hinto Presents

Intersection Conference

Where Design meets Development

October 7-8 2022

Intersection conference

The coolest DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE by Hinto IS BACK! In 2022  edition we will DESIGN AND DEVELOP for Fast Evolving Times, strategically addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by the changing landscape of our industry.

This year, the conference will be held in the beautiful Turin, near the Alps. 





Alastair Somerville - Sensory Designer at Acuity Design
Alastair Somerville - Sensory Designer

Alastair Somerville is a sensory design consultant. He provides expert advice on cognition and person-centered design to companies and public organisations who provide both physical and digital products or services. He facilitates workshops on sensory and emotional design for major conferences and corporations, including SouthBy Southwest (SxSW) and Google. 

Marc Biemer
Marc Biemer - Senior Digital Product Designer at Futurice

Marc is a digital designer, researcher and AMVR creator with  a degree in Cognitive Systems & Interactive Media. He turns visions into meaningful, perceptible artifacts. Throughout the years he shaped the design of web shops and apps, the conception of AI-based services, and the development of mixed reality games for kids with autism.

Mey Beisaron
Mey Beisaron - Software Engineer at Forter

Mey is a Software Engineer, a Public speaker and a Mentor.
When she is not spending her weekends coding games or speaking at tech conferences, she experiments with algorithms or playing Super Mario Bros. in Nintendo Switch.
Mey is a sworn star wars fan. May the force be with you

Filippo Elgorni
Filippo Elgorni - Data Viz Engineer at Accurat

Filippo Elgorni studied physics and worked as a videomaker. His dedication for math and his passion for visual communication found a common ground in the field of data visualisation. He currently works at Accurat as a developer and scientist.

Federico Del Gaudio
Federico Del Gaudio - Software Engineer at Accurat

Federico Del Gaudio is a software engineer at Accurat where he develops complex data-driven interfaces.
Previously, he worked as a full–stack developer for enterprise–level applications and as a UX/UI designer.
Always passionate about interaction between technology and art, he enjoys live coding music and video.

Adam Cochrane
Adam Cochrane - Lead service designer at Taxfix

 Australian born, Berlin based. Adam has worked with everyone from Indigenous Australians to corporate Austrians. His previous roles include companies like Zalando, IXDS, Factory Berlin, Telekom and more, in these roles he has been able to facilitate meaning, purpose and drive vision. He is now also the co-host of SDD Berlin and loves to talk about the more human side of life. 

Andrea Marec
Andrea Marec - CFO at Reasoned Art

Graduated with full marks in Economics and Social Sciences from Bocconi University in Milan and Keyo University in Tokyo.
From 2020 he is CFO and Co-Founder of Reasoned Art, the first Italian benefit start-up company entirely dedicated to crypto art.
In 2022, he was included among the 100 under 30s of Forbes Italy.

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Sara Michelazzo - Head of Customer Experience for Tech Operations at ThoughtWorks

Sara is the Head of Customer Experience for Tech Operations at ThoughtWorks, a globally distributed team of 500+ people. She led the Design Strategy for the pluriannual Global Program “Empowering ThoughtWorkers Growth“ to redefine a holistic experience to support the continuous development of 7000+ employees in 14 countries.

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Giulia Calabretta - Associate Professor in Strategic Value of Design at Delft University of Technology

Giulia Calabretta, Ph.D., explores the intersection of (strategic) design, management, and innovation, and has been published in several academic journals. She is the co-author of the successful book "Strategic Design" and of the recently published book "Design Leadership Ignited: Elevating Design at Scale". Giulia plays an active role in the creation of effective design leadership education for the future.

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Claudia Cristina Pollina - Service Designer at Dipartimento per la Trasformazione Digitale

Claudia is a Service Designer at Dipartimento per la Trasformazione Digitale, the Italian government team that aims to improve digital services within the Public Administration. 
She believes in the power of communities and peer collaboration, thus she built the Service Design community in Milan.

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Tiziano Marano - Tech lead & junior solution architect at A2A

Tiziano is a young independent mobile apps developer that at the age of 11 years old he was officially recognized as the "Youngest Official Apple Developer in the World" during the iOS Tech Talk World Tour 2011 organized by Apple. He is currently working for A2A as tech lead and junior solution architect in a new R&D unit: the PulsarHub. Tiziano is very passionate about digital technologies, especially when applied in the public sector. 

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Matteo di Pascale - Co-Founder and CEO at Sefirot Independent Publisher

Matteo is a multidisciplinary creative and entrepreneur. He worked as a UX designer and Art Director for international brands such as Samsung, Whirlpool, OnePlus, FCA Group, Philip Morris. Author of award winning creative products Intùiti, Fabula and Cicero and founder of Sefirot Independent Publisher. He founded UXBox, an online academy that delivers the most advanced online UX design course in Italy.

Boris di Chio
Boris di Chio - Senior Interaction Designer at Frog Design

He works on design research and product definition, designing interactions for a wide range of digital channels with constant attention on finding the sweet spot between users’ needs and business feasibility.

Since 2020 he has participated in teaching activities at TAG, IED and Unito.

Giulio Poggia
Giulio Poggia - Software Engineer at Hinto

Giulio is a Frontend Developer at Hinto. Initially trained in London as a classical pianist, he decided to take up the challenge and retrain to join the tech world.

He enjoys the creative side of development and is constantly researching and practicing new ways to create more visually-pleasing, interactive, and intuitive experiences.

Cristina Lusetti
Cristina Lusetti - Product Manager Director at Frog

Product Manager Director at frog Milan Centre of Excellence, works with client stakeholders and partners to define features and priorities along the different phases of the product development life cycle, building up the product roadmap and planning releases, with focus on getting the best DesignOps process setup.

Guido Parlato
Guido Parlato - Design Director at frog

Design Director at frog Milan Center of Excellence, passionate about bringing to market meaningful experiences to enhance user’s everyday life.
In his 15+ years of experience with Product Design Innovation and User Experience, Guido has delivered effective products for a wide range of global clients across different industries.

Riccardo Iaconelli
Riccardo Iaconelli - Developers Team Leader at Dipartimento per la Trasformazione Digitale

Physicist with a passion for getting people together and collaborating on things greater than themselves. He specialized in open source strategies and tactics, worked with design teams around the world and created small pieces of open design himself. He is currently leading the Developers Italia team within the Digital Transformation Department of the Italian Government.

Giulia Moraglia
Giulia Moraglia - Digital Project Manager at A2A

Giulia currently works in A2A as a digital project manager and business development analyst. She has always been involved in the world of digital marketing and not only in the utilities sectors. With experience also in events and in the creation of advertising campaigns, she believes in the power of well-done communication to change things.

Simone Pancaldi
Simone Pancaldi - Channel Manager at Atlassian

More than 20 years of experience in the IT market, he switched his role from pure IT to the startup world in 2015 and he met Atlassian. He moved to the Netherlands in June 2021 to Join Atlassian team. Now, as Channel Manager Southern Europe he’s helping partner and customer to adopt Atlassian tools.

Raquel Rodrigo Musat
Raquel Rogrido Musat - Channel Manager at Atlassian

Raquel is Channel Manager for Spain, Portugal and Israel at Atlassian and she started her career in the marketing and communications more than 10 years ago. She’s passionate about how new technologies and how innovation can shape and improve the future of any industry.

Grant MacInnes
Grant MacInnes - Reseller Channel Manager at Cookiebot by Usercentrics

Grant MacInnes is Reseller Channel Manager at Usercentrics, the company behind Cookiebot CMP. He is committed to helping partners and their customers respect their users' privacy rights whilst protecting their advertising revenue and keeping their websites compliant with the latest privacy legislation.

Reshika Fernando
Reshika Fernando - Product Designer at Sysdig Inc

Reshika Fernando is native from Sri Lanka but moved to Italy when she was 10. Since a young age she has been fascinated by visual communication and its great impact on people. During her years in high school studying in the Communication Technology, she has come across the concept of “Web Designing”: she fell in love and decided to study a degree in Communication and Graphic Design.

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Andrea Sciano' - Senior Frontend Engineer at Sysdig Inc

Back in 1992, when Andrea was only 5, his father brought his first computer at home. It was a 386 with Windows 3.1: the first time he turned it on is something unforgettable in Andrea's mind. From there, nothing could stop him from building stuff on a computer. He loves to be part of the tech community, programming enterprise web applications with a huge impact on customers and helping them to facilitate their job.

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Richard van der Velde - Technical support lead at Cookiebot by Usercentrics

Richard has been the Technical Support Lead for Cookiebot Consent Management Platform since 2019. He has more than 20 years of experience in Application Development and an additional 5 years of experience in Technical Support. Richard's core competency is finding solutions to complicated issues and relay them in an understandable manner to partners or customers directly, or by writing guides and/or technical documentation.

Marco Cavaliere
Marco Cavaliere - Lead Data Strategist at Triplesense Reply

Marco F. Cavaliere is a digital marketing data strategist at Triplesense Reply where he lead the data science team to support organisations to derive value from data within corporate communication activities.

Long time hacker, passionate about data-visualization before joining Triplesense, Marco spent eight years as digital marketing specialist for Stellantis. And, prior to entering the digital marketing world, he was the product manger at

Jacopo Moretto
Jacopo Moretto - UX Lead at Triplesense Reply

After a few years as Frontend Developer, he began shaping digital experiences as UX Designer at Triplesense Reply.

He designed for many industries and digital channels: from e-commerces in the luxury market or onboard cruises to innovative interactive tables, AR and conversational chatbots.

Always passionate about new technologies is now excited to understand how AI and no-code tools can spark the work of the design team.

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Ido Gabay - Channel Partner Manager

Ido Is a Channel Partner Manager at He is responsible for growing and developing's indirect business in the Italian market. He Specializes in scaling successful partnerships across Italy, providing and enabling partners with market leading best practices for delivering value, consulting and selling Previously, Ido carried both sales and consulting roles in a SaaS value adding reseller, providing him with first hand experience on how to drive value to customers while creating a successful vendor - partner relationship.

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