Our Team


Stefano Piotto, PhD

CEO and Co-Founder

Stefano Piotto is Associate Professor at the University of Salerno, Department of Pharmacy where he teaches General Chemistry and Biomaterials. Master in Chemistry (cum laude) at the University of Rome, Italy. Ph.D. in Material Sciences at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland. He is the Director of the Bionam Research Center on Biomaterials at the University of Salerno, a center with more than 70 professors and researchers.

He is the creator of several algorithms used in computational biology and a method of semantic analysis.
Recurrent Visiting professor at University of Balearic Islands, Spain. In 2007 was co-founder of e-Solving Srl, a company active in e-learning and advanced visualization techniques in teaching science. In 2016 he was co-founder and CEO of SmartVase Srl, a startup active in the field of biomaterials.
Among several awards, in 2016 SmartVase receives the award “Premio dei Premi” as Best Innovative Company in Italy from the Italian President of Republic.
In 2019 he is co-founder and CEO of SoftMining Srl, a startup that combines Artificial Intelligence and Computational Drug Design.

Technical area

Head Drug design

Lucia Sessa

Head AI and digital health

Luigi Di Biasi

Head Biomaterials

Simona Concilio

Non technical area

Head Marketing


Head Business development

Gennaro Tesone


Fabrizio Merola 

International board

Xavier Busquets

University of the Balearic Island, Spain

Pablo Vicente Escribà

CEO Laminar Pharma

Laszlo Vigh

Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary 

Zsolt Török

Lipodom analytics kft, Hungary