STEFANO BERGONZINI is CEO at Museyoum, an award-winning Italian start-up which designs pioneering virtual interaction systems and artificial intelligence for the museum sector.
Combining AI and VR to create immersive installations, intelligent visitor assistance systems and customised tours and narrations for individual visitors, Museyoum works alongside the most important international museums to enhance their work and content and involve an ever wider public in exciting visitor experiences. Bergonzini himself has 20 years of work experience in the field of virtual reality, live interactive performance design and immersive video installations. Holding degrees in Computer Science and Computer Engineering from Bologna University and Modena University, he is the author of numerous innovative interactive projects for international companies and the owner of several patented artificial intelligence vision technologies. Always interested in the fusion of arts and technology, he worked for Fabrica (Benetton) as a developer, project coordinator and multimedia artist at the international exhibition “Fabrica Les Yeux Ouverts” curated by the Centre Pompidou in 2006. In 2015, he developed an installation for 360° immersive videos with gesture recognition technology for the Expo in Milan. He is also project manager for the culturaI website of La Monnaie de Paris (France). In 2017, his work was honoured at the Cariplo Foundation Cultural lnnovation competition.