Luciano Lenzini received a Laurea degree in Physics in March 1969 at the University of Pisa. From 1970 to 1994 he carried out research in networking at CNUCE, an institute of the Italian National Research Council – CNR. In 1994 he left CNUCE with the position of Research Director since he was appointed full Professor in Computer Engineering at the University of Pisa. From 2005 to 2011 he was appointed part-time visiting professor at IMT (Institutions, Markets, Technologies – www.imtlucca.it), an Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy. IMT is an open, competitive graduate school designed to best integrate research, education and innovation. He contributed to the organization of the school in terms of research and teaching.