Giacomo Castellani has a degree in Economics for Art, Culture and Communication from the Luigi Bocconi University in Milan.
He obtained the Master in European Projects Planning at VIU – Venice International University, specializing there later in the management of European projects.
After various experiences in the field of museum fundraising and project financing, both in Italy and abroad, he founded Castec srl in 2016, of which he is the sole director and responsible for subsidized finance projects.
Maddalena Castellani is a civil lawyer registered with the Milan Bar and deals with the protection of intellectual property. She is Adjunct Professor at the University of Verona (Department of Computer Science) and at the Federal University of Salvador di Bahia (Faculty of Law), Visiting Professor at the IBDI Department of the Faculdade de Direito in Salvador di Bhaia (Brazil), and Visiting Lecturer in the Computer Law Problems Course at the Politecnico di Milano University. She’s also member of the Anti-Counterfeiting Blockathon Forum of the European Commission and the EUIPO. She was appointed as an expert member in the Regional Observatory for Scientific Research, Technological Development and Innovation of the Veneto Region. She is the co-author of numerous publications on the relationship between law and other social, cultural, and technological issues.