Paolo Messa is founder of the editorial project “Formiche2 which includes the monthly magazines “Formiche” and “Airpress” – the last one is specialized in the aerospace and defense sector – and the online newspapers “Formiche.net” and “Airpressonline.it”. He is a board member of Rai, CONAI and a member of AIN scientific committee. Former Director, Center for American Studies. Since 2018 he joined Leonardo Company as Executive Vice President. He is now in charge for the Geo-Strategic Relations with the USA. He is also an opinion maker, he takes part in tv programmes and he writes for various newspapers and magazines. His latest book is “The Age of Sharp Power” (BUP – Bocconi University Press).