Susanna Mornati is COO at 4Science, an IT solutions company for the digital data management in the areas of Research, Industry and Cultural Heritage, part of Itway Group. She has a strong expertise in addressing the challenges of the research information management, a broad knowledge in cutting-edge technologies for digital repositories in open source and open standards environments, as well as an established thirty-year experience in the management of information technology projects in high-complexity contexts. She previously worked at the University of Milan, at CERN in Geneva, and at two university consortia for IT services in Italy, gaining a deep understanding of the research and the academic worlds. She participates as an expert in the activities of various scientific committees and serves on the boards of several international conferences. She writes and presents about various aspects of information technology for Open Science.