Malena Donato is Innovation Business Consultant and certified Design Thinking Educator by Lombard. I have broad experience in European Research Innovation and Development projects in ICT. My expertise focuses on business planning, market analysis, exploitation and dissemination activities. I’ve been working within Atos Research and Innovation for more than 10 years. Currently, I’m Exploitation Manager in ElasTest and STAMP (all H2020 projects). Previously I’ve worked in FIWARE, XIFI, SUPERSEDE and others as a business analyst and on market research and commercial exploitation and dissemination activities. I’m part of the team that designs and runs internal workshops on Innovation and Creativity. I have extensive experience as a consultant for market trends on ICT in the fields of Smart Cities, Future of Internet, software engineering and software testing.