Born in 1967 in Florence, Gianluca has a degree in Analysis and Structural Techniques from the University of Architecture in Florence. Owner of his own design studio, for many years he was also technical and logistic Exhibition & Event Manager for numerous international events. At the same time he gains extensive experience in web analysis and social networks communication. A passionate sailor, Gianluca has participated in numerous offshore regattas. After working as a consultant for Luna Rossa during the last America's Cup, in February 2015 he started working full time with the team in Cagliari.