Director of Engineering
A digital innovation specialist with broad experience of leading strategic engineering and research programmes in a range of industry sectors, Christian Mastrodonato is Digital Catapult’s Director of Engineering.
His role includes managing the development of proof of concepts using emerging technologies, working with commercial clients and partners as part of funded research projects. His projects span manufacturing, internet of things, cyber-physical systems or Industry 4.0. He also manages the technical support and operations for a number of cutting edge labs and testbeds across virtual and augmented reality, machine learning, 5G and low-power wide-area networking, as well as the internal IT systems for Digital Catapult.
Previously the Chief Technologist at Konica Minolta, Christian was identified as a Young Influencer for 2018 by The Cannata Report, the leading intelligence resource for business technology and imaging solutions resellers. He has a PhD in Physics from the Università degli Studi di Geno.