A computer engineer, Gilberto, aka Gillo, was a member of the Luna Rossa team in 2003 and 2007 in the role of grinder. He continued, as a sailor and system performance specialist, winning the 2010 and 2013 America's Cup editions with team Oracle and, in 2017, with Emirates Team New Zealand. Gillo has also participated in numerous international events aboard TP52s, Maxi yachts and Extreme 40s and sailed for four years (2004-2008) in the Star class with Francesco Bruni. Since 2017 he has been Operations Manager and coordinator of Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli's Mechatronics department. The 37th edition will be his seventh America's Cup campaign, the fourth with Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli. He is a great sports and technology enthusiast. If he were not a professional sailor he would be an engineer with a passion for sport, or a sportsman with a passion for technology.