Director Special Projects – Italy
Cristiano Benzi is Director of special Project fot the Italy Region at Eutelsat, the global Satellite Operator based in Paris.
Cristiano is an expert in new media and in production and broadcasting technologies and during his 16 years spent within Eutelsat has held positions in Network Management, Design and Operations, Marketing and Product Development, Sales and Sales Support.
Prior to joining Eutelsat Cristiano has worked for 7 years for RAI Radio Televisione Italiana as Senior R&D Engineer, specializing in the design of Digital Prototypes aimed at supporting and validating the development of the DVB set of Standards.
Cristiano has also served until 2011 as the Chairman of the Italian HD Forum (HD Forum Italia), an association of TV and media companies aimed at the development of High Definition broadcasting in Italy.