Simona Gamba, American born in Turin in 1977, has a Master's degree in Economics and Social Sciences from the Luigi Bocconi University. Her twenty-year experience in the world of communications and media has led her to follow countless projects of innovation and digitalization.
She began her career in 2004 as Director of the Casting Department of MTV, continuing in 2010 as a freelance professional and consultant in the audiovisual industry. She specialized in communication collaborating with major European brands, startups and information blogs.
Since 2014 she has been working on digital transformation projects as Strategy Director in Sketchin, a strategic design studio, focusing on process optimization, service models, storytelling strategies and data analysis.
She has been Deputy COO of the Locarno Film Festival since 2019 and also acted as Head of Communication for the Locarno 2020 edition. Simona Gamba will be now tasked with expanding the digital engagement of the Locarno Film Festival beyond the event’s traditional timeframe and geographical limits