Marco Foracchia is the Chief Information Officer at the Local Health Authority of Reggio Emilia (network of six public hospitals, with approximately 1,600 beds and public health services). 

Foracchia  has been visiting scholar at the Resource Facility for Population Kinetics at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA) within the R01 GM-60021 NIH funded project. He has worked in R&D for private companies.

He earned a Master’s Degree in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering from Università degli Studi di Padova (Padua, Italy) and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Image Analysis from the Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy).