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Simone Cuni

Simone Cuni

Head of Culture, Start-ups, Partnerships and Labs, Enel Global Infrastructure and Networks

Electrical engineer with experience in close and Open Innovation approaches, who loves to combine Open Mind solutions with a strong focus on Execution challenges driven.

Since September 2021 he is “Head of Culture, Start-ups, Partnerships and Labs” of “Enel Global Infrastructure and Networks” and lead all the innovation activities related to Open Innovation Cultures approaches, identification of challenges, scouting of solutions, collaboration with Strategic partners and management of network of Innovation Labs.

Since January 2018 he is CTO of “Enel and Shikun&Binui Innovation INFRALAB” in Haifa (ISRAEL), an Open Innovation Lab founded with the support of the Israel Innovation Authority focused on Energy, Construction and Infrastructures sectors.

Previously he achieved experience in Smart Girds working at e-distribuzione S.p.A. (Italian DSO of Enel group) and in AI applied to Optimization Problems during an internship at “Eirgrid” (Ireland TSO).

He holds a MSc Degree in Electrical Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano (Italy).

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Sustainable Power Partner

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Platinum Partner

  • Amazon Web Services


Gold Partners

  • Italgas
  • Microsoft
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Silver Partners

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  • Baker Hughes
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Global Knowledge Partner

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Utility Partners

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  • Analog Devices
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  • BASF New Business
  • Bureau Veritas
  • Critical Software
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  • EDP Labelec
  • Emerson
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  • Minsait, an Indra Company
  • N-Side
  • Netbeheer Nederland
  • NXP
  • OSGP Alliance
  • Pietro Fiorentini
  • Powercloud
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Sféra
  • Siemens Energy
  • tiko
  • Uniper
  • Valmet Technologies


Initiate Sponsors

  • BayWa
  • EIT InnoEnergy
  • Enel Innovation Hubs
  • McKinsey Energy Insights
  • Iberdrola Perseo
  • Smart Innovation Norway
  • Sylfen
  • Techleap.nl
  • The GC Index
  • TU Berlin
  • Volytica Diagnostics
  • Woon Duurzaam