Antonio Rizzi, Prof., Ph.D.
| Antonio Rizzi graduated from the University of Parma in 1993 with a degree in mechanical engineering. In 1997, he earned his Ph.D. in industrial engineering at the same university. Since 2005, he has been employed as a full professor of logistics and supplì-chain management at the University of Parma's Industrial Engineering Department. Mr. Rizzi has coordinated numerous research projects with Italian representative of GS1, and with the Italian Ministry of Technological Innovation. These projects were aimed at quantifying the impact of RFID and EPC adoption in the CPG supply chain, particularly in the food industry. He is the founder and the director of RFID Lab at the University of Parma, a research center devised to promote research, training and services to stakeholders, such as technology providers and end users.