Our Management Team

At EdgeLab, we’re fortunate to have a dedicated management team guiding our mission to transform the world of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.

Our team consists of experienced leaders and forward-thinking individuals deeply rooted in technology and innovation. Together, we strive to explore new horizons within the ocean exploration field.

Driven by a shared commitment to excellence and a desire to innovate, our management team fosters an environment of creativity, cooperation, and progress.

Our Team

Michele Cocco


  • - Holds a degree in Physics and a PhD in industrial engineering from "Scuola Superiore S. Anna," Pisa;
  • - Boasts over 20 years of expertise in sensors and marine technologies;
  • - Brings more than two decades of managerial experience in the scientific domain.

Federico Pensa

Sales & Marketing Director

  • -Holds a degree in Economics and an MBA;
  • - Brings over two decades of international experience in Sales, Marketing, and After-sales, spanning more than 50 countries, with a focus on Automotive and Capital Goods industries;
  • - Possesses 5 years of consultancy experience specializing in digital transformation, IoT, and digital marketing.

Francesco Falotico


  • -Holds a degree in Electronic Engineering with a specialization in biomechatronics;
  • - Accumulates over 10 years of research and development experience at the Biorobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore S. Anna (Pisa);
  • - Recognized as an expert in programmable electronic systems, particularly in FPGA programmable logic circuits.

Andrea Carpinelli


  • -Holds a degree in Law and a Master's in Administration, Finance, and Control;
  • - Brings experience in public relations within both national and European public institutions;
  • - Gained expertise in managing European research projects through roles in technological start-ups and university spin-offs.

Leonardo Spinelli

Production Manager

  • - Holds a degree in Mechatronic Engineering;
  • - Accumulates over 4 years of research and development experience at EdgeLab;
  • Specialized in robotics and automation, integration of marine sensors, Linux OS and ROS framework.