Giusella Finocchiaro is full Professor of Private Law and Internet Law in the Department of Law at the University of Bologna. She is the founder and the owner of the Finocchiaro legal firm, specialized in Internet law. Core areas are: personal data protection, information security, electronic signatures, digitalisation of Public administration, e-commerce, copyright and new technologies, intellectual property rights and IT contracts. She is the Chairperson of the UNCITRAL Working Group on Electronic Commerce. She is a member of the Jury of the Institute for Advertising Self-Regulation (IAP). She is the President of the Bank Foundation “Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna”. She is member of the ACRI (the Italian Bank Foundations Association) Council since 2015. Since the beginning of 2016 she has been Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of the Cassa depositi e prestiti S.p.A. in accordance with D.Lgs. no. 231 of 8th June 2001. She is the author of several books and over one hundred articles in the field of electronic commerce, protection personal data, Internet Law, computer contracts, electronic signatures and intellectual property rights.