Katia Valtorta is a Principal at Arthur D. Little (ADL), based in Italy. She is a member of ADL's Global Energy & Utilities practice and is responsible for the Technology & Innovation Management practice in Italy. Within the energy domain, her professional focus is on gas and power retail and wholesale markets, sustainability, energy efficiency/sourcing for large industrial users, distributed generation, smart grids for the utilities sector, feasibility studies for gas transportation assets, cogeneration plants, and renewable energy projects. Ms. Valtorta has conducted many gas-market studies and assessments of the market value of gas and is involved in gas arbitration as an expert witness. In the technology and innovation management domain, her main areas of expertise cover innovation assessment, technology feasibility studies, commercial and technological scouting, R&D processes and organization reviews, and transformation programs in a wide variety of industries. She earned a degree in economics (industrial business management) from Bocconi University of Milan, Italy. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.