Mauro Cantoni is Vice President Insurance for Octo Telematics. He is an Electronic Engineer, graduated at the University in Rome, with 25 years of working experience in the field of telecommunication, remote sensing and telematics. Before joining Octo Telematics in 2007, he has been in charge of business development and service delivery for ACI Informatica (within Automobile Club Italia Group). Previously he has been working, as permanent staff, as a Ground Station Engineer for ESA (the European Space Agency) at the European Space Operation Center in Darmstadt (Germany). He has also been Deputy Operations Director of VIASAT (Italian company dealing in the field of Stolen Vehicle Recovery through a telematics On Board Unit) from 1997 to 2000. Before working for Viasat, Mauro has been working for Telespazio, Italian leader for satellite services and systems, for 7 years, developing and managing Earth Observation projects through remote sensing techniques.