Michele Ficara

Founder & Executive Director Swiss Blockchain Consortium
Editor Assodigitale


Inextricably Geek, Life Hacker and healthy carrier of Artificial Intelligence, he started networking consciously a good 25 years ago and today, after having passionately digitised an untold number of companies and people, he is considered among Europe’s leading Evangelists and Influencers in the Tech & Fintech sector.

He has held numerous lectures and seminars at major Italian and Swiss universities such as Iulm, Ied, Politecnico di Milano, Iusve, Link Campus Roma, USI, Supsi, as well as numerous keynotes at major industry conferences, and has also participated as a guest on numerous TV talk shows as an expert on issues related to the evolution of the digital ecosystem.

He is the Founder & Director of the Swiss Blockchain Consortium, the first Swiss industrial district dedicated to the development and support of the Blockchain ecosystem born in Lugano to support and develop the activities of entrepreneurs and companies internationally.

For more than 15 years, he has been the Founder and Editorial Director of Assodigitale Tech & Fintech news, a historic digital editorial publication founded in 2004 and one of the most followed in the Italian-speaking markets.

He is also CEO of Novaretis SAgl – Digital Investment Consulting in Lugano specializing in strategic consulting for the implementation of digital transformation projects.

He collaborates as an expert with the European Commission for the development of the European blockchain service infrastructure (EBSI) and is a Member of the Executive Board of the European Association (member of Inatba) Italia4Blockchain with responsibility for the development of relations in Switzerland.

#senzatimore has always been her personal hashtag and identifies the desire to innovate without ever stopping and without ever being afraid.