Giorgio Micheletti has been a consulting director in the IDC4EU European Government Consulting unit since October 2013. He joined IDC in March 2005 as consulting manager for the European Vertical Markets expertise centre. In February 2009, he was appointed consulting manager for IDC CEMA (Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa). Micheletti is an experienced project manager and holds a certification from the Project Management Institute as a project management professional (PMP). He project managed the study on IoT and cloud that IDC carried out for the European Commission in 2014 and the study on the European data market (SMART 2013/0063) for the European Commission, DG Connect. He is currently managing the update of the European data market study (SMART 2016/0063). He has a degree in political sciences with specialisation in macroeconomics from the University of Bologna in Italy and a master's degree in European studies from the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium. He completed his MBA from the Open University Business School in the UK. In addition to his native Italian, he speaks German, French and English fluently.