Our team is made up of highly qualified specialists motivated by a constant thirst for innovation and new discoveries.
We’re always on the lookout for new ideas and people who are excited about our projects.

Gianluca Di Buò / Ceo & Project Manager

CEO and founder member of IDEA with a degree in industrial automation engineering and a PhD in computer engineering, management and automation.

Gianluca is our project manager and coordinator of research activities. He’s a stickler for team work and problem solving, and his priorities are attention to detail and sharing success in everything he does. He has an enquiring mind and is fascinated by invention; he loves experimenting with new ideas.

He carries out research and development work in mobile robotics and wireless sensor networks, with a particular focus on integration.

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Gloria Rossi / Project Manager & Planning

A graduate in computer engineering and industrial automation, Gloria is responsible for managing, evaluating and presenting research projects at IDEA, a job that she carries out with enormous dedication, organising everything down to the finest detail.

Gloria is also in charge of the daily running of the company and keeps us all in line.

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Umberto Florio / Firmware & Hardware Developer

A graduate in electronic engineering, Umberto is involved in hardware design and firmware development at IDEA. He never stops till the project is complete. Umberto is also a LabVIEW developer and has a CLAD certificate.

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Marco Filipponi / Software Developer

Marco is an electronic engineering graduate and IDEA’s LabVIEW developer. Over the years he has become an expert in industrial automation solutions, end of line solutions and production facilities. Marco is also a keen cyclist, so he knows how to tackle the steepest climbs to reach his goal.

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Massimo Manoni / Labview Developer & Automation Engineer

Massimo has a degree in electronic engineering and is a big fan of automation and reverse engineering; at IDEA he looks after software development for LabVIEW applications in industrial automation.

Massimo specialises in industrial applications for process control, factory automation, systems monitoring and infrastructure monitoring.

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Mikael Brunetti / Hardware & Firmware Developer

Mikael is an industrial electronics technician and is involved with hardware design at IDEA.

Apart from his interest in electronics, Mikael has in-depth knowledge of operating systems and networks which he handles with precision and expertise.

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Stefano Giovanelli / Research & Development


Graduated in computer engineering and industrial automation, he develops projects in C and C++.

He also deals with managing our system infrastructure.


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