Born in Cadoneghe (Padova – Italy ) in 1951.
He got his degree in 1970 in mechanics at the Technical – Industrial Institute in Padova.
From 1970 till 1978 he was in charge of planning high precision tools in an industry producing moulds for high-speed trimmer for electrical connections.
He also planned automatic machines to fix the connections in the car industry, electronics and domestic appliances.
In 1979, together with his brother Dario, he founded Lapalma and designed some of the products: he is head of the technical department and in charge of prototyping, engineering and industrialisation of products