Chief Innovation Officer
Leonardo Impagliazzo
Born in 1967

Professional experience

January 2019: Chief Innovation Officer responsible for the definition and implementation of the innovation strategy and for the prototyping of the innovative solutions of Hitachi Rail STS.
March 2017- December 2108: Senior Vice President System Assurance & Control - Manager in charge of the team entrusted with the Integrated Management System activities, the Quality, Safety and Cybersecurity Assurance and Control activities as well as the RAMS and Verification & Validation activities for Ansaldo STS’s products, applications and systems. Member of the IRIS Steering Committee and of International Rail Quality Board.
October 2014 – February 2017: Senior Vice President of RAMS – Manager in charge of the team entrusted with the RAM analysis activities, as well as the Safety and Verification & Validation activities for Ansaldo STS’s products, applications and systems.
September 2013 – September 2014: Vice President of Signalling - Engineering & Commissioning department – Manager in charge of the team entrusted with engineering and commissioning Ansaldo STS’s railway and underground rail signalling systems.
November 2010 – August 2013: Vice President of Engineering - Signalling Business Unit – Manager in charge of the engineering team working in Ansaldo STS’s Signalling Business Unit.
January 2010 – October 2010: Vice President of RAMS - Signalling Business Unit – Manager in charge of the RAMS team working in Ansaldo STS’s Signalling Business Unit.
May 2005 – December 2009: Head of ERTMS Safety Cases – RAMS Manager in charge of guaranteeing the Safety, Verification & Validation of the ERTMS products and systems and High-Speed Lines.
June 1994 – April 2005: Safety Manager (RAMS) – He contributed, by taking on increasingly important job positions, to the creation of the RAMS team at Ansaldo Segnalamento Ferroviario by taking care of the Verification & Validation, Safety, RAM and certification activities for all of the Company’s main projects and products. 

Academic Journey
Master Degree in Electronic Engineering from the “Federico II” University of Naples (Italy). Master in Business Administration (Global Executive MBA) from the IE Business School of Madrid (Spain). Member of IEEE and of “Beta Gamma Sigma” Honor Society.