Prior to joining XPRIZE, Giulia D’Amico has served as the CEO of Think Equal, a global foundation focused on early childhood partnered with UNICEF. Giulia has expertise in technology, education, social transformative projects and government relations, with a special focus on emerging and developing countries. For over two decades she has been developing products, programs and youth policies for LEGO, MIT Media-lab, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC), and the Italian Government working closely with international institutions. As CEO of OLPC, she led the growth of the program expanding it in over 85 countries around the world. Her work with the United Nations agencies focuses on developing public-private partnerships frameworks to support Governments and local stakeholders in innovating their school systems and fostering employability to their young populations.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, playing tennis and design.