Giovanni graduated in engineering and architecture in 2008, having collaborated with a number of Italian architectural practices since 2006, including Iosa Ghini Associati in Bologna. In 2009, he joined the MIT Senseable City Laboratory as Research Affiliate. Since 2009, he has been collaborating with Carlo Ratti Associati, an innovation in design firm as a designer and project manager first, becaming the company CEO in 2017, in charge of opening a branch in the United States. In 2014, he earned an MBA degree from LUISS Business School in Rome. He has also been lecturer in Italian universities, as Politecnico di Torino, IED and LU.NA. Since 2019, Giovanni has acquired the role of Head of Architecture within Pininfarina, the Italian car design firm that is currently expanding its range of activities over design in a broader sense.