Paolo Proetti, Electronic Engineer, started working on simulation at University, following modelling courses and discussing a thesis on dynamic robot modelling. His working activity has been wholly devoted to simulation both as responsible for projects and as business development manager for simulation and training.
In 2002 he was one of the promoters and founders of the Italian Modelling and Simulation Association, MIMOS and is now Chairman. Among others, he is in charge of organising workshops and conferences on important simulation topics, such as homeland defence and security, industry, and medical applications. He has also chaired several conference sessions and, in particular some specifically related to medical and serious games.
He is a focal point for simulation and training activity in the Leonardo Company. Furthermore, he is member of the ITEC Conference Committee, and of the AFCEA Rome Chapter Steering Committee. Recently he has been appointed as Italian industry representative at the NATO STO HFM Panel (Human Factor & Medicine) as far as the technological and training aspects is concerned.