Riccardo Staglianò

Correspondent – La Repubblica

Riccardo Staglianò was born in Viareggio in 1968 and is a foreign correspondent for La Repubblica.

He began his career in New York, working for the monthly publication « Reset », before moving to « Corriere della Sera ».

He won the Ischia prize for journalism (youth section).

For ten years he taught new media studies at the Terza University in Rome.

He has written many books, including “”Bill Gates. Una biografia non autorizzata » (Bill Gates an unauthorized biography) (Feltrinelli, 2000), “”Grazie. Ecco perché senza immigrati saremmo perduti » (Thanks, here’s why we would be lost without immigrants) (Chiarelettere, 2010) and “”Occupy Wall Street” (Chiarelettere, 2012). The most recent book : “Al posto tuo. Così web e robot ci stanno rubando il lavoro » (Replacing you. This is how the internet and robots are steeling our jobs)(Einaudi, 2016).

He led the TEDxReggioEmilia and TEDxPisa initiatives.