Paola has a degree in Philosophy at the University of Milan and a post graduate degree in Culture Economics and Management at the SDA Bocconi Management School. She has worked in the publishing industry since 2000, with a particular focus on the role of technology and innovation. Since 2004 she has been involved in mEDRA DOI-related activities and in several European projects at AIE. She was in charge of the coordination of the technical WPs within the ARROW project and now is involved in RDI-Rights Data Integration project. From 2012 to 2015 she was Chair of EDItEUR. At the present time, she is Chair of the IDF (International DOI Foundation).