Francesco Varanini: Short Biography

He worked as an anthropologist in Latin America, than he was manager and entrepreneur in publishing companies.
Lecturer and Senior Consultant in Human Resources, Organization and Digital Transformation, in the same time he is literary critic and essayist. He taught for twelve years ‘Knowledge Management’ and ‘Tecnologie dell’Informazione e Produzione di Letteratura’ at Università di Pisa, Corso di Laurea in Informatica Umanistica (Digital Humanities).
Founder and managing editor of Persone & Conoscenze, leading italian review in the Human Resources field; Scientific Director of Assoetica, no profit organization for Business Ethics.
He wrote among other things: Viaggio letterario in America Latina, 1998 (spanish translation: Viaje literario por América Latina, 2000); “Complexity in Projects: A Humanistic View”, in Francesco Varanini e Walter Ginevri (eds.), Projects and Complexity, , CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2012. Macchine per pensare. L’informatica come prosecuzione della filosofia con altri mezzi, Guerini e Associati, 2016.  “Human being in the digital world: lessons from the past for future CIOs”, in Giorgio Bongiorno, Daniele Rizzo, Giovanni Vaia (Eds.), CIOs and the Digital Transformation. A New Leadership Role, Springer, 2017. Le Cinque Leggi Bronzee dell’Era Digitale. E perché ci conviene trasgredirle, Guerini e Associati, 2020.