Elena Sini

GVM Care and Research


Elena Sini is a CIO with 20 years of experience acquired among Italian top-tier public and private healthcare providers—such as the IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori and Humanitas. Since 2019, Sini has served as Group CIO at GVM Care and Research—one of the Italian private leading healthcare groups running healthcare facilities throughout Italy and other European countries.

Sini is chair of the HIMSS Europe Governing Council and is the founder of the HIMSS Italian Community, as well as a committee member.

During the course of her career, Sini has been involved in various committees established by national and regional healthcare bodies. Recently she was appointed by the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity to provide advice to the drafting of European Union cyber guidelines for the healthcare sector.

Sini has been working as an adjunct professor since 2003. She also is a guest lecturer at the most prominent Italian Universities. Additionally, Sini is co-author of several publications in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded for implementing digital innovation projects in healthcare in Italy and by European bodies.

Prior to joining health IT, Sini held research roles in the media and television broadcasting industry with the RAI Research Centre and Canal+ Group.

She holds a master’s degree in telecommunications engineering from the University of Pisa. She completed post-graduate courses at the MIP -School of Management - Politecnico di Milano.

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