Alberto Ravagni

Managing director - Infraprime

Dr. Ravagni brings over 20 years of experience in the energy industry and is a clean energy architect and industry expert in clean energy, energy storage, and fuel cell technologies.

Dr. Ravagni is the CEO of the Net Zero Innovation Hub for Data Centers, a consortium launched by industry partners Data4, Danfoss, Google, Microsoft, Schneider Electric and Vertiv to accelerate the transition to net Zero of the Data center industry.

Dr. Ravagni is a co-founder and the Managing Director of InfraPrime℠, a climate neutral data center infrastructure company. His current responsibilities focus on his thought leadership design to deploy clean energy generation and energy storage products, and the business focus in scaling the company global expansion. Ravagni leads the investment plan and the institutional relations with the European Union and the global Clean Energy sector.

Previously, he was the founder and CEO of SOLIDPower, a market leading fuel cells company, which commercialized fuel cells generators in megawatt scale for residential, SME, and data center clients including the Microsoft Fuel Cell Energy Lab in Seattle, Washington, USA. Ravagni was a member of the first board of the Joint Technology Initiative for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells of the European Commission, a public-private partnership which manages a €1 billion innovation program to drive the transition to zero carbon energy systems. Ravagni is a proven entrepreneur to build successful businesses including his role as CEO of Unaxis Nimbus Ltd, a market leader in tools for the optical data storage industry. Ravagni held global executive management positions Oerlikon Balzers AG, Delphi

Automotive Systems and General Motors for the development, industrialization and commercialization of innovative solutions across the medical, aerospace, automotive, and energy sectors.

Dr. Ravagni has a Master in Material Engineering from the University on Trento (Italy) and a Ph.D. in Material Science from the Institute of New Materials of the Leibnitz Associations (Saarbrücken, Germany), where he developed metallorganic nanomaterials and their applications. Dr. Ravagni has a MBA from the Simon School of Rochester (NY)

Dr. Ravagni is named in 31 Patents and several publications in the materials and fuel cells field.