Italy - 2013
In recognition of his tireless leadership in sharpening the visibility of ACM and its professional and educational activities throughout Europe. Serving as chair of ACM-Europe during its inaugural three years, Dr. Gagliardi has inspired and led preeminent ACM activities to the region resulting in growth in European chapters, membership, and conferences. His commitment to building integral relationships with Informatics-Europe and the European Union has further raised global awareness and respect for ACM initiatives. His leading role in the creation of the first Heidelberg Laureate Forum defines his devotion to celebrating and cultivating the potential of young researchers in computer science.