Alessio Cucini received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in telecommunications engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electromagnetic engineering from the University of Siena, Italy, in 1999 and 2003, respectively.
He has been Research Associate at the Department of Information Engineering of University of Siena, from 2004 to 2009.
He was co-founder (2004) and is presently President of WaveComm S.r.l., a spin-off company of University of Siena, active in the fields of electronic engineering, wireless systems, antennas, sensors, radiofrequency and microwave systems.
In 2014, he co-founded BlueUp Srls, where he serves as Managing Director. BlueUp is included in the Italian registry of Innovative Startup companies. BlueUp provides products and services which integrates Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology with mobile platforms, and is the main Italian manufacturer and provider of BLE beacons, certified for both iBeacon and Eddystone technologies.